KP aims to make police role at par with public expectations: CM

Staff Reporter

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has finalized a scheme to introduce reforms in the day to day business of Police Stations with the aim to make it more public friendly and improve public service delivery upto the expectations of the general public.

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has approved in principle the proposed scheme and directed the concerned authorities for necessary steps to fix timelines for implementing the scheme on ground and start practical work on the same without any delay.

Besides other steps and initiatives, Asan Insaf Marakiz would be established in Police Stations under the proposed schemes to revamp the police station service delivery.

Initially, Asan Insaf Marakiz will be established as pilot project in five police stations of the provincial capital including Hayatabad, University Town, Faqir Abad, Badhbeir and Chamkani police stations during the current financial year.

In the second phase, Asan Insaf Marakiz will be set up in the remaining 15 police stations of Peshawar in coming financial year which would be extended to the rest of the districts in the next phase.

A meeting to finalize the scheme was held here the other day with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan in the chair.

Besides provincial minister for finance, Taimur Saleem Jhagra, Secretary Planning and Development, Amir Tareen, and CCPO Peshawar Abbas Ahsan, the meeting was attended by other concerned authorities.

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