Inspector General Police Punjab Captain Retired Arif Nawaz Khan has said that safe city is a marvelous project of modern technology whose working should be made more efficient with the help of close coordination of monitoring and field officers so that steps may be taken for maintenance of peace and order, traffic management and other issues. He added that Mall road has been declared red zone from Mian Mir bridge to Istanbul chowk, by this way with the help of safe city cameras pictures of individuals of protests and demonstrations will be saved and it will proved helpful for taking action against the persons who violate law. He directed that special supervision should be given to exit and entrance points of cities except the monitoring of criminals with the help of safe city cameras, patrolling forces, Dolphin, PERU.
He expressed these views while addressing to a high level meeting of officers of safe city in IC 3 session. CCPO Lahore Captain Retired Ameen wains, Additional IG operations Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, MD safe city Ali Aamir Malik, DIG investigation Lahore Sultan Ahmad Ch, DIG / Deputy Admin IC3 Kamran Khan, SSP Akbar Nasir Khan, SP Muhammad Nadeem Khokar, SP Muhammad Naveed, SP Abdul Raheem Sherazi and other senior officers were present in this meeting.
MD safe city Ali Ahmed Malik while briefing to IG Punjab has told that how many important cases have been sorted out with the help of safe city cameras and it also helped us out in tracing high profile terrorist cases with the help of footage. He said that with the help of safe city camera project 568 video recordings of murder, decoity, firing, theft and traffic accidents with other culpable crimes have been provided to concerned investigations officers and different institutions. With the help of safe city 162 records to civil lines division, 90 records to city division, 39 records Sadar division, 30 records to Cant division, 48 records to Iqbal town division, 109 records to Model town division and 90 records to other departments have been provided.
IG Punjab has directed to officers that safe city project should be benefited fully for the protection of wealth and lives of people. He said that steps should be taken to grasp street criminals with the help of these cameras in this sense SP rank officers should keep field officers aware about the situation through monitoring of cameras. So that criminals may be booked without fear. IG Punjab has said that with the help of modern technology elimination of anti social elements has become easy by police force monitoring and it has subsequently enhanced the performance of police force. In the session IG Punjab has been briefed about under construction safe city project in different city of Punjab.
Director Public Relations, Punjab Police.