IGP orders to reorganise fourth schedule listing

Instructs officials to make security plans in each district


Our Correspondent March 18, 2017
AIG Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Police Syed Akhtar Ali Shah. PHOTO COURTESY: thefinancialdaily.com

PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s (K-P) acting police chief has directed the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) to reorganise fourth schedule listings.

The fourth schedule – a section of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) – restricts movement of a person placed on the list from the place of his permanent residence without seeking prior permission from police.

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K-P Inspector General of Police (IGP) Akhtar Ali Shah gave these directives on Friday while presiding over a meeting of additional IGPs and regional police officers (RPOs) at the Central Police Office.

Shah also ordered officials to make security plans in each district with the help of elected local government representatives.

The high-level meeting reviewed the security and law and order situation in the province, and the progress made in setting up the safe city project and a forensic laboratory.

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Several police projects as well as police’s preparedness to cope with any untoward situation were also reviewed.

Shah asked the RPOs to provide full security to the ongoing population census and called for speeding up work on the safe city project in Peshawar. “The process of reforms in the K-P police will continue unabated and new projects will be started in this regard,” Shah was quoted as saying.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 18th, 2017.

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