Punjab IG briefs Shahbaz Gill on initiatives of police

Aug 01, 2019

Spokesperson to Punjab Chief Minister Dr Shahbaz Gill called on Punjab IG Captain (r) Arif Nawaz Khan at the Central Police Office.

During the meeting, steps to timely address the public complaints, especially 8787 IG Complaint Management Service, police service center and reforms regarding police stations were discussed in details.

The IG briefed Dr Shahbaz Gill on projects of smart and community policing system and told that as per the vision of current government it is the top priority of Punjab Police to address the issues of public without any delay and facilitate the citizens with full determination.

The Punjab IG told him that the projects launched with the help of information technology especially front desk, 8787 IG complaint center and working of Police khidmat marakiz were being made more effective and viable whereas working system of police had been updated through modern software in accordance with the contemporary age.

“The citizens are getting benefits from this system and trust level between police and public is also being improved.”

He further said that the hurdles in registration of FIRs of citizens have been declined considerably with the appointment of SP complaints in all districts of the Punjab.

Dr Shahbaz Gill visited 8787 IG Complaint Center and monitoring room and reviewed the working of different projects. DIG D&I Ahsan Younas and AIG Complaints Zahid Nawaz Marwat while briefing told that the applications received over 8787 IGP complaint service are addressed and timely action is being taken and hundreds of FIRs are being lodged against those who are found guilty of disobeying the set SOPs.

During the visit of monitoring room, Dr Shahbaz Gill called the installation of cameras in lock up of Police stations a revolutionary step and said that this step of IG Punjab will play a revolutionary role in old traditional thana culture.

He further added that all the projects started with help of information technology are plausible and it will create a professional, skilled and strong force and will make a public friendly police.

He further said that force of Punjab Police is playing a role of front line soldiers in a war against terrorism and the sacrifices of officers and officials Punjab Police are priceless for maintaining atmosphere of peace. Addl IG Operations Inam Ghani, DIG Legal CPO Jawad Ahmad Dogar and AIG Complaints Zahid Nawaz Marwat along with other officers were also present at this occasion. In the end of the meeting IG presented a memorial souvenir of Punjab Police to Dr Shahbaz Gill.

(Daily Times)