Construction of seven check posts in Dera underway


Regional Police Officer (RPO) Abdul Ghafoor Af-ridi has said the department was making all-out efforts to overcome the challenges of terrorism as the establishment of peace was the priority of the police. While talking to media persons at his office, he said the construction of seven new police check posts was also underway aimed at ensuring peace.

The work on Aba-Shaheed Police check post has been completed while the work was underway on the construction of Daraban, Hathala and Takwara Police Check Posts.

Similarly, Sarga, Sikandar and Chunda Check Posts would also be constructed soon. The RPO said around a dozen of terrorists have been killed in different encounters in three districts including Dera Ismail Khan, Tank, and South Waziristan.

The RPO said that the police were extending full support to the customs authorities to prevent smug-gling. He said the in-charges of various police sta-tions and check posts had also been changed to im-prove the policing system. He said that the police are performing their duties well within the parame-ter of the law.

The regional police chief also requested the citizens to cooperate with the police for maintaining peace and control of crimes. He said the citizens must report any suspicious activity to the police if they noticed anywhere around them. Meanwhile, the local dignitaries, elected representatives, political and religious leaders, and businessmen also visited the RPO office to congratulate him on his arrival after performing Umrah.—APP