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Under the Mughals, the Police duties in urban areas were entrusted to the officers known as __________.

A

Kotwal

B

Kazi

C

Vakil

D

Amin

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Kotwal

Mughal empire was divided in "Subas". Each Suba was divided into Sarkar(District), Pargana and Village. Every city had a police officer named as  Kotwal. He was the in charge of the town administration. He was given both civil and police duties. He caught criminals. He was in charge of maintaining law and order.

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