IGP Calls for Modern Investigation Methods

Nov 29, 2017

LAHORE - Punjab Police Inspector General Arif Nawaz Khan on Tuesday ordered the regional and district police officers to ensure regular monitoring of the investigations related to heinous crimes including murder, acid attack, and rape cases.

The police chief also directed the police investigators that the challans of important and heinous crime cases should be completed and sent to the courts on time. He warned that any negligence or delay in this regard would not be tolerated.

The IGP stated this while presiding over a meeting held at the Central Police Office to review working of the investigation wing of the provincial police. Additional-IG Faisal Shahkar, Abu Bakkar Khuda Bakhsh, Tariq Masood Yasin, and Muhammad Waqar Abbasi were also present on this occasion.

Arif Nawaz also said that modern training courses should be arranged for the police investigators as part of capacity building measures. The police chief underlined that the investigation into heinous crime cases should be carried out on scientific methods and police must use modern techniques to unearth criminals.   He further said that in order to improve competence of police officers and staff of homicide unit, all available resources should be utilized to promote scientific-based investigation methods .

 The provincial police chief said that the expertise of forensic science laboratory should also be utilized properly.

 On this occasion, the IGP directed Additional-IG (Investigation) Abu Bakkar Khuda Bakhsh to supervise the progress of investigation offices of homicide unit of all districts and send back a detained report to the CPO.

(The Nation)