Extraordinary steps must be ensured to improve law and order situation: IGP


City Reporter

Karachi—The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, AD Khowaja, presided over a high level meeting here on Saturday. A spokesman said that it was regarding revamping of Karachi police and to raise the standards of policing according to the police rules.
The IGP also reviewed in details the police measures being adopted for the security of the citizens. The meeting was also attended by Additional IGP Karachi, Additional IGP CTD/SB, DIG Admn Karachi, DIG CIA, DIG Establishment, DIG Finance, DIG Training, Headquarters, AIG Operation Sindh, AIG Admn CPO and others.
In the meeting, the IGP said that extra ordinary steps must be ensured to improve law and order situation by even utilization of available resources and manpower.
“Police should fulfil their responsibilities while ensuring team work and take action against criminals/terrorists without any discrimination”, he remarked. Khowaja directed the police to take solid steps for overcoming crimes and to avert any possible terrorists activity by visible police deployment at crime infested areas and make snap checking system effective.
He said that steps should also be ensured to eliminate possible terrorists activities and organized crimes by way of strengthening the Advance Intelligence Collection System. “Any information with regard to terrorist activity should be followed without any delay ensuring all necessary security arrangements”, he stressed.
The IGP said that extraordinary security should be ensured to protect life and property of citizens, while effective security steps must be adopted at Masajids, Imambargahs, non-Muslims’ worship places, vital installations, important government/semi government offices/buildings and all other public places.
He also invited a comprehensive proposal/recommendations for practically effective restructuring of Karachi police removing the bottleneck in operations and Investigations policing.

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