Inspector General Police Punjab Shoaib Dastagir Saturday said that protection of citizen’s property and lives and to uphold rule of law is the primary responsibility of police force, adding that all officials especially deputed in field should perform their duties with more zeal and passion.
He expressed these views while addressing all SDPOs and SHOs of Faisalabad region and talking with media at Police Lines Faisalabad. On the occasion, RPO Faisalabad Raja Riffat Mukhtar, CPO Faisalabad Capt (r) Sohail Chaudhary, DPO Toba Tek Singh Waqar Shoaib Anwar, DPO Jhang Hassan Raza Khan, DPO Chiniot Syed Hussnain Haider along with other officers were present.
He said police teams should improve their performance to control the spike in crime rate due to free registration and to stop incidents of robbery, dacoity and murder and other crimes, police crackdown should be sped up in the supervision of senior officers and weekly reports of police actions must also be shared with Central Police Office.
He directed to deal land grabbers and criminal elements with iron hand and to arrest the elements involved in brewing or selling of toxic liquor to protect the citizens from falling prey to this menace. He further said that police service is about the public service and protection so it is the primary duty of the officers and officials of the force to implement law with uniformity. He directed the officers to take action against officials trespassing their authority without any delay through internal accountability unit and monitoring and inspection across all formations should be further improved so that careless elements could be held accountable and good performers could be encouraged.
Upon arriving at Police Lines Faisalabad, the IG Punjab was presented salutation by a police squad followed by laying of a floral wreath at Yadgar e Shuhada. The IGP also presided a crime meeting at Police Lines Complex where RPO Faisalabad briefed his about the crime graph and police actions in the region.