LAHORE: All the officers of Lahore police remained busy with helping citizens during the torrential rain in the city.
DIG Operations Shehzad Akbar directed all the SPs, DSPs and SHOs to go on the roads and help the citizens in torrential rains. Police officials also ensured smooth traffic flow by repairing and pushing vehicles of citizens in different areas.
Lahore police utilised all their resources to help the citizens in rain. Police officials of Civil Lines Division in the supervision of SP Muhammad Afzal helped the citizens at Governor's House, Regal Chowk, Faisal Chowk and GPO Chowk. Similarly, SP Cantt Bilal Iftikhar supervised the rescue activities at Defense, Cantt, Sarwar Road, Bhatta Chowk and Masjid Chowk. SP Iqbal Town Syed Ali monitored the rescue activities at Iqbal Town, Scheme Morr, Samanabad and Millat Park. SP Sadar Maaz Ahmad supervised the rescue activities at Raiwind, Green Town, Township, Sattokatla and Chung. SP City Ahsan Saifullah monitored the rescue activities on Lower Mall, Bhatti Gate, Shahdara, Badami Bagh and Shadbagh.
SP Model Town Ali Waseem supervised the activities at Model Town, Kot Lakhpat, Naseerabad, General Hospital and Kahna to facilitate the citizens in torrential rains. On the directions of the DIG Operations, Dolphin SP Muhammad Nadeem also supervised the patrolling of Dolphin Squad and Police Response Unit at busy and important roads, including The Mall, Jail Road, Ferozepur Road, Moulana Shoukat Ali Road.
IG: Inspector General of Police, Punjab, Dr Syed Kaleem Imam has ordered the police officers and officials to behave in a good manner not only with the public but also with their subordinates.
In his letter to the Lahore CCPO and all the RPOs and DPOs in the province, the IG directed them to keep their doors open for the citizens and the staff so that none of them faced inconvenience for solution to their problems. The practice of expelling the cops over trivial issues was discouraged in the letter.