IGP visits police line to review security steps

Zubair Qureshi

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad, Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan visited the police line headquarters check posts and main gate to review the security arrangements, a police public relation officer said. The IGP directed strict security measures should be ensured at police lines headquarters and effective checking of people coming in and out should be done.

IGP Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan instructed the deployed staff to stay alert during duty hours as the police line headquarters was a sensitive area.

He directed the officers to ensure foolproof security of police lines headquarters and other important government buildings.

All the officers and Jawans on duty must wear bulletproof jackets, helmets to avoid any untoward situation, he added. “No negligence will be tolerated in that regard,” the IGP strictly warned. Meanwhile, the Islamabad capital police Shahzad Town police team arrested wanted member of a bike lifter gang and recovered a stolen motorbike from his possession, a police public relations officer said. He said that, following the special directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, the Islamabad capital police has intensified crackdown against the criminal elements involved in bike and car lifting incidents in order to eliminate the crime from the city.

According to the details, the Shahzad Town police team used technical and human resources and succeeded in apprehending a wanted member of a bike lifter gang involved in numerous bike lifting incidents. The accused was identified as Shahba. Police team also recovered a stolen motorbike from his possession.