Investigation department like backbone of police force: IGP Punjab

May 25, 2021

rawalpindi   -  Inspector General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani has said that the investigation department is like backbone of police force and bringing the culprits to book by establishing modern scientific basis for investigation is the top priority of Punjab Police.

“Our top most priority should be the crime victims and to curb the crime,” he said while addressing a prize distribution ceremony held at Police Line Number 1 on Monday. During the ceremony, provincial police chief distributed cash prizes and commendatory certificates to the best investigation officers of Rawalpindi police. A total of 54 investigators got prizes from IG. 

Regional Police Officer (RPO) Imran Ahmer, City Police Officer (CPO) Muhammad Ahsan Younas, District Police Officers (DPOs) Chakwal, Attock and Jhelum Muhammad Bin Ashraf, Syed Khalid Hamdani, SSP Operations Shohaib, Divisional SPs Syed Ali, Zia Uddin Ahmed, Kamran Hameed, CTO Rai Mazhar and other senior and junior police officers were also present on the occasion.

Addressing the ceremony, IG Punjab Inam Ghani said the government will transform all the police stations of Rawalpindi Range into Special Initiative Police Stations (SIPS). He said other police stations of the province would also be transformed into SIPS. He said the investigation wing of Rawalpindi police had bagged overall first position in the province. “We will observe the year 2021 as year of police station,” he said adding that his top most priority is to register FIR without any delay, arrest of proclaimed offenders and to behave with citizens politely in the police stations. 

The top boss of Punjab police also paid a visit to Command and Control Room, Welfare Centre and Tahafuz Trance-gender Markaz and Women Police Station. CPO Muhammad Ahsan Younas also briefed the IG Punjab about the steps he took for betterment of police force in Rawalpindi. The IG was also briefed that courts had awarded death sentence to accused in 77 cases while 34 others have been sent behind the bars for life. 

Earlier, IG Punjab Inam Ghani was received by RPO and others and a smart contingent of police presented him a guard of honour. The IG also offered Fateha for martyred DSP Syed Sohail Mumtaz and other martyrs of police force on the occasion. 

(The Nation)