LAHORE: Inspector General Police Punjab Dr Usman has appreciated the CIA and Operations Wing teams for successful operation against dangerous dacoits/robbers who took families hostage in a house in the Iqbal Town area of provincial capital. IG Punjab said that the police team responded immediately to the call of 15, excellent coordination and teamwork were ensured between the CIA and the operations wing to counter the robbers. He said that despite the fierce firing by the robbers on the police, police team responded very actively and killed all the robbers in counter-firing. IG Punjab said that the Punjab Police is always alert to protect the life and property of the citizens, and will not leave any stone unturned to eradicate the anti-national and criminal elements. He directed the police teams to be on high alert to protect the life and property of the citizens and to spare no effort in fighting crime and public service.