New Delhi, Dec. 3 -- The Delhi Police has informed the Delhi High Court that instructions have been given to all the deputy commissioners of police (DCPs) to brief and sensitise all police personnel to perform their duties with due diligence to check incidents of chain/mobile snatching and crimes against women.

In affidavit filed on November 7, the Delhi police informed a bench of Justice G S Sistani and Justice AJ Bhambhani that police officials had been told to discharge their duties with high order of responsibility and enthusiasm to instil a sense of confidence and security in the public at large.

The police told the court that field formations had been directed to take appropriate steps such as deployment of police personnel in plain...