IG Punjab presided video link conference at CPO

IG Punjab Captain (R) Arif Nawaz Khan presided video link conference at Central Police Office.

Extortion mafia should be dealt immediately with iron hands

To arrest top 20 goons and mobsters immediate action should be started across all districts of Punjab.

All RPO, s should improve their intelligence network for the timely gathering of information. IG Punjab

IG Punjab Captain (R) Arif Nawaz Khan said that an immediate and stern action should be initiated against the listed top 20 mobsters in all districts of Punjab so that enemies of public’s wealth and lives should be brought to justice at earliest. He further said that report of police action against mobsters should be submitted to Central Police Office by 10th of July and officers not taking effective action against these mobsters and proclaimed offenders should keep themselves ready for the departmental action. He further said that extortion from citizens’ specially form businessman will not be tolerated so a stern and immediate action should be taken against such elements to protect citizens. He further directed all officers to improve their intelligence system and officers should visit the field to review the police performance and security arrangements of different areas and police stations. He further said that SP Complaints should play their effective role in registration of FIR, s on the complaints of citizens. He expressed these views while issuing directions to RPO, s in video link conference held today at Central Police Officer.

In meeting IG Punjab lauded the efforts of officers to ensure fool proof security in last “ASHRA” of Ramzan Ul Mubarak and Eid Ul Fitar and said that initiatives to ensure rule of law and protection of public wealth and lives with commitment, hard work and honesty should be continued further gearing up the action against anti social elements. He further said that system of reward and punishment is important in police so without any leniency a strict action should be taken on abuse of power and on taking law into own hands and officials performing good should be encouraged at every level so that they perform their duty and  deliver services with hard work and commitment. He further said that all RPO, s and DPO, s should visit the sensitive and important places in their districts and also brief officers and officials on security duty so that they can perform their duties efficiently. In RPO,s conference CCPO Lahore BA Nasir, Addl IG Operations Inam Ghani, Addl IG CTD Muhammad Tahir Rai, Addl IG Special Branch Zaeem Iqbal DIG Operations Captain (Retired) Atta Muhammad and DIG Headquarters Afzal Ahmad Kausar were present. During meeting overall crime situation in province and police actions were also reviewed.  

(Handout No. 207)
Nayab Haider
Director Public Relations
Punjab Police


Press Release Date: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019