IG Punjab chaired video link RPO conference held at Central Police Office
Police Force should perform duties at high alert for the protection of citizen’s lives and property upholding the rule of law.
All field formations should stay in close coordination to thwart any plan to disturb the peace.
In case of any emergency, an alternative traffic plan must also be in place for the smooth flow of traffic: IG Punjab
Inspector General Police Punjab Capt (r) Arif Nawaz Khan said that to uphold the rule of law and protection of citizen’s lives and property is the primary responsibility of police so police should perform its duties at high alert ensuring smooth flow of traffic and protection of public property and in case of any protest or sit in and any attempt to disturb peace of the society must not succeed. He further said that senior officers should be personally present at the sensitive places in case of protest or sit in on roads able officers having proving abilities to perform in difficult circumstances must be deputed after a thorough briefing about the sensitivity of duty and responsibility of police force. He further said that Police, Traffic Police, Anti Riot Force and other field forces should stay in close coordination to ensure the smooth flow of traffic and protection of public life and properties. He issued these directions during a video link RPOs conference to all Regional Police Officers. During conference overall law and order situation traffic management plan and other matters were discussed in detail.
IG Punjab directed officers to devise an alternative traffic plan for smooth flow of traffic ensuring that public life is least affected. He also directed to further improve the monitoring through CCTV cameras and vehicles and citizens checking at interprovincial and inter-district check posts. He further said that in case of any requirement of resources for security arrangements Central Police office must be contacted immediately and we will ensure the provision of the required resources without any delay. During conference DIG Operations Capt R Atta Mohamad, AIG Operations Imran Kishwar AIG Logistics Athar Ismail and other officers were present.
(Handout No. 405)
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