LAHORE: Professional training of thousands of police constables in Punjab was branded defective by Jahanzeb Berki, advisor to Chief Minister Shabaz Sharif, Express 24/7 reported on Wednesday.
At least 4,000 constables will now be sent to divisional police lines for another course.
Berki declared the police training in different police lines defective and demanded that 4,000 constables be sent for a 3-month refresher course.
In 2007, 6,000 constables were inducted in the Punjab Police but they could not get their training at regular training schools.
These constables were then sent to divisional police stations for their training.
Sources also confirmed that the training of many members of the elite and quick response force was declared defective. They will be sent on a 3-month refresher course.
536 recruits of Faisalabad and Jhang police will also receive more training.