Lahore: Inspector General Police Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan said in the wake of Christmas, RPOs and DPOs should personally carve out security plan of churches in all districts of the province. IG Punjab said that while chalking out security plan of worship places, the protection of recreational places i.e parks, picnic points should also ensured so that the christian community may visit such recreational spots without any fear.
Rao Sardar Ali Khan directed RPO Gujranwala and DPO Sialkot to pay special attention to investigation stages of Sialkot incident for taking the case to a logical conclusion.
IG Punjab said that the regions of Lahore, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, DG Khan, Faisalabad, Multan and Rawalpindi should control crime in accordance with devised special targets. He said that my main focus is the improvement of police stations and supervisory officers should visit police stations for improving their working. . Rao Sardar Ali Khan said that patrolling hours on sensitive places should be increased at night, supervisory officers should also be present in the field at night.
IG Punjab directed emergency measures should be taken in order to improve security for transferring of prisoners from jail to court and Bakhshi Khana.He said that violence, torture and abuse of women are not tolerable at all. The performance of Anti women harassment cells should also made more effective in all districts of the province. Rao Sardar Ali Khan made it clear that the officers who are not interested in listening and solving problems of citizens will be removed from field posting. He said that corrupt officers and officials have no place in Punjab Police and reward and punishment policy shall be implemented in the department. IG Punjab issued these directions while chairing all RPOs and DPOs video link conference. During the conference, security plan of Christmas, prevention of crime and law and order situation were discussed in details. IG Punjab gave instructions to supervisory officers, saying that intelligence-based operations continue to be arrested hardened criminals whereas poisonous alcohol manufacturing, purchasing and elements involved in the use of the poisonous alcohol should be intensified.
Rao Sardar Ali Khan said operation should carried out against drugs mafia ,dealers and sellers and special awareness lectures should be delivered to students in educational institutions. IG Punjab said that the comprehensive actions against illegal weapons, aerial firing and one wheeling should be taken He emphasized that death under police custody is not accepted and legal and departmental actions will be taken against the responsible. Rao Sardar Ali Khan said that effective strategies should be formed to resolve problems of the trader community and businessmen in all districts. He said that preventing smog causing activities and hoarding should also dealt with iron hand so that such persons could be taken behind the bars. All RPOs and DPOs of the province attended the video link, while all the officers of the Central Police Office were present in this conference.