LAHORE: IGP Arif Nawaz Khan has said search, sweep and combing operations should be carried on daily basis throughout the province so that terrorists and anti-social elements could be brought to book and it should be ensured that DPO or minimum circle officers should himself monitor these operations.
He said intelligence based operations (IBOs) should be carried out with the help of other sister agencies and it should also be ensured that during raids SOPs regarding hardened criminals should be followed. He said special teams comprises of commandoes be constituted for the arrest of proclaimed offenders of A category and it is be ensured that these teams should collect complete information about these criminals before raided their dens because in case of resistance police team has not to face any major loss. He expressed these views while addressing video link RPO and DPOs conference here at central police office on Monday.
During the conference, the IG emphasised need to speed up operations against terrorists and anti-social elements and it should be carried out like a campaign. In the conference security arrangements regarding the arrival rally of former PM Nawaz Sharif from Islamabad to Lahore were also discussed. The IG has directed DIG Traffic Punjab to ensure alternative traffic arrangements so that citizens will face minimum problems in their routine life. He directed that it should also be ensured that public should be made aware of the alternative routes through media timely.