IGP inaugurates police checkpost in Sector D-12

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Zubair Qureshi

In order to curb rising incidents of crime and robbery in the federal capital, a police check post (chowki) has been established at sector D-12, a jurisdiction of Police station Golra.
Inspector General of Police Islamabad Qazi Jameelur Rehman inaugurated the checkpost in a ceremony held here on Wednesday.

Deputy Inspector General of Police operations, Afzaal Ahmed Kausar, Senior Superintendent of Police operations, Mustafa Tanvir, notables at the area, members of reconciliation Committee and other officials of Capital police were also present on the occasion.

Speaking at the ceremony, the IGP said at least nine Jawans were deployed at the chowki under the supervision of an Assistant Sub-Inspector to secure the area.

Similarly, two motorcycles of eagle squad and a police mobile would ensure surveillance by patrolling the sector and its adjoining areas up to seven kilometers.

The IGP said the initiative was aimed at promoting community policing, besides crime prevention in the city.

The police could never succeed against criminals without the help of community, the IGP said while urging the citizens to continue extending their cooperation with the force to unearth anti-social elements.

He said an eagle squad, directly linked with safe city cameras would be launched soon to make the city more safer for the dwellers.

A massive crackdown against beggar mafia was underway who had become a constant nuisance for the locals, said capital police chief.

He appealed to the capital residents to lodge complaints against officers involved in malpractices to bring transparency in the department.

A desk was established in this regard at IGP office, he said adding complaints can be registered via helpline 1715.

He said some 1900 Safe City cameras were working in Islamabad while more would be added to it to secure the city.

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