Central Police Office: IGP Punjab Dr Usman Anwar chaired video link meeting

Central Police Office: IGP Punjab Dr Usman Anwar chaired video link meeting
IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar instructed to speed up the crackdown against electricity thieves.
Security of Chinese residents has been tightened, their traffic routes have been secured, IG Punjab

Inspector General Police Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar has directed to intensify tge crackdown against electricity thieves. IG Punjab said that FIRs of electricity theft should be registered immediately in all districts of the province, arrest of the accused and timely execution of challans should be ensured. IG Punjab said that Punjab Police's performance against electricity thieves is clearly better than other provinces. Punjab Police registered 83 thousand 645 cases against electricity thieves during 06 months. Dr. Usman Anwar said that the security of the Chinese residents has been tightened as well as the traffic routes have been secured. IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar directed to increase checking at inter-provincial police check posts to prevent terrorism and smuggling. He issued these instructions today while presiding over a video link meeting at the Central Police Office anf talking to the officers.

In the meeting, tasks given by chief minister Punjab, such as crime control, kacha area operation, and implementation of other tasks were reviewed. IG Punjab also reviewed the ongoing measures to prevent kite flying, drug selling, motorcycle theft, crimes related to women and children. IG Punjab issued orders to speed up measures to improve traffic flow on the highways. IG Punjab said that zero tolerance should be adopted against aerial firing, display of weapons, vehicles with dark glasses. In the meeting, the security arrangements on the martyrdom day of Hazrat Ali (RA) were also reviewed. CCPO Lahore Bilal Siddique Kamyana, DIG Operations Lahore, DIG Special Branch Faisal Ali Raja, DIG Investigation Azhar Akram, DIG CTD Usman Akram, SSP SPU Usman Bajwa, SSP Operations Lahore, AIG Operations Punjab were present in the meeting while all RPOs, CPOs, DPOs participated through video link.


(Handout No. 331)

Syed Mubasher Hussain

Director Public Relations
Punjab Police


Press Release Date: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024