Lathar, in his order, has directed all police officers to ensure that no personnel is found using mobile phones while on duty. If found doing so, it should be immediately brought to the notice of higher officials.
Besides, those deputed for law and order control at any protest, demonstration or fair shall not be allowed to use their phones unnecessarily, the order said.
Even the officials deputed to control traffic shall have to submit their phones to their in-charges.
The order, issued by Lathar, has been sent to all Superintendents of Police (SPs), Range Inspector Generals (IGs), police commissioners and other in-charges.