Working environment at police stations reviewed

DIG visits Sihala police station, inspects record and condition of lockups.


Our Correspondent July 04, 2021
Interior Minister said that the police official had damaged the credibility of Islamabad police. PHOTO: AFP

ISLAMABAD:

Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Operations) Afzaal Ahmed Kausar visited Sihala police station and inspected the record and condition of the lockups.

He also reviewed the working environment, building infrastructure and dealing with cops with the public at the police station. He directed the SHO to ensure his presence at the police station and listen to the complaints of citizens.

Speaking on the occasion, SP (Rural) told the DIG that several gangs involved in crime in Expressway, PWD and adjacent areas have been arrested which has resulted in a reduction in crime. He said some criminals have been traced and they will also be arrested soon.

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Kausar inquired about the crime rate, under investigation cases and performance of the officers from SP (Rural) Nosherwan Ali, SDPO Rukhsar Mehdi, and SHO Mirza Gulfraz. He directed the officials that redressal of public complaints must have been the priority of the force.

He, however, warned the officials of negligence and inefficiency. He inquired about the cases pertaining to murder, dacoity and other crimes of heinous nature and expressed satisfaction of the police performance.

He directed all the police officials to discharge their duty honestly and ensure protection of life and property of the citizens. He also asked the personnel to wear bullet proof jackets while on duty.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 4th, 2021.

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