Decency, honesty hallmarks of traffic wardens: Durrani

Staff Reporter

Peshawar—The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani has said that politeness, honesty and commitment shall be the hallmark of every traffic sergeant. This he said, while distributing cash award and commendation certificates amongst the traffic war-dens on outstanding performance in the field in a ceremony held at Central Police Office here on Tuesday.
In Peshawar traffic warden under different names i.e Tiger Squad, Chefs, Rapid Response Service, Static Point Ticket Officer and Fork Lifter are performing duties in different places. The real yardstick of their performance is giving more traffic challans on different traffic violations without any public complaints in this regard.
Among five DSPs, Rahim Hussain DSP head quarters was adjudged best while in 12 tigers performing duty on Ring Road, Inspector Muhammad Jamal, in 60 motorcycle chefs squad, ticket officer Sakhi Jan, in Rapid Response Squad (RRS) which is mainly responsible to challan VVIPs, ticket officer Rasheed Khan, in 20 Fork lifters, ticket officer Suhrab Khan and Static point, ticket officer Nazahat Shah were declared best traffic warden on the bases of their performance in the last three months.
Addressing on the occasion, IGP Nasir Khan Durrani said a single traffic warden represents the whole force on the road and great responsibility devolves on his shoulder to perform its duty in a better and dignified manner.
The IGP pointed out traffic duty was very difficult as beside traffic regulating traffic sergeant is under constant threat from the miscreants. He, however, directed the awardees to perform its duty with wisdom, exhibit excellent behavior with the commuters and added that politeness, honesty and commitment shall be the hallmark of every traffic sergeant.
They were further directed to win hearts and minds of public through decent behavior, which is essential part and parcel of their duty. The IGP awarded above traffic wardens with cash prizes and commendation certificates. Principal Staff Officer to IGP Muhammad Afzal was also present on this occasion.

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