DRC successfully resolving public disputes


The Dispute resolution council of capital police formed by its chief is working efficiently to resolve public disputes and providing relief to them, a police spokesman said on Sunday.

So far, the dispute resolution council received 26 applications during last 6 weeks related to disputes of various nature out of which 17 have seen resolved, he said.

He added 45 percent cases were related to family matters and similar of monetary issues whereas 10 percent cases were of miscellaneous nature.

To provide relief to the people, DIG Operations Afzaal Ahmad Kausar told that the council has been set up in Islamabad which is looking into the cases of civil nature including domestic and monetary disputes and other case of miscellaneous nature.

The councils is responsible for amicably resolving the disputes through a proper fact-finding process and work as a jury in the conduct of contested investigations.

He said that the burden on policemen would also decrease and they may get time to effectively handle cases of criminal nature.

The applications related to civil nature, domestic issues, property and monetary cases are forwarded from IGP, DIG (Operations) and SSP (Operations) office to the council and its members try to resolve them after listening to both parties.

All Station House Officers (SHOs) have been directed to forward cases of civil nature to the council as the purpose is to provide maximum relief to the citizens through such bodies.

The DIG said that such bodies would help to improve the policing culture and provide immediate relief to the people.

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