IGP responds citizens questions on Facebook



Staff Reporter

Punjab Inspector General of Police Inam Ghani on Tuesday answered to queries of citizens during live session on Facebook.

The IG Police while responding to questions regarding police reforms, declared that Police reforms do not mean new legislation or creation of new police order but the entire system from constable to IG should reform itself to improve service delivery.

Inam Ghani said that Punjab Police is reforming itself for easy provision of services to the citizens under which free registration of FIRs, focus on investigations along with operations, provision of resources on priority basis for improvement of police stations, dismissal of under trial officers and personnel from field postings and indiscriminate actions are being taken against officers and personnel involved in drug use.

He further said that reforms are a continuous process which cannot be achieved in the blink of an eye therefore sincere efforts have been initiated by formulating a roadmap to reform the Punjab Police to improve service delivery and it’s better results are reaching out to the people quickly.

He further said that in the last ten months as IG Police I have made sincere efforts for reforms and insha-Allah steps will continue in this regard in future also.

Responding to queries, the IGP said that 15 calls have been linked with the diaries (Roznamcha) of the police stations so as to eliminate delay in registration of FIRs as much as possible while free registration of FIRs as well as investigation is being focused upon this improving the workout ratio of the cases.

He further said that the number of Police Complaints Centre has been changed from 8787 to 1787 and now citizens should contact Punjab Police through 1787 for registration of complaints and redressal of their grievances.


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