KP front line province against terrorism: IGP

Staff Reporter

Peshawar

The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salah-ud-din Khan Mehsood has said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police was strongly combating terrorism for the last 10 years in which so far more than 1500 jawans have sacrificed their precious lives and reiterated his pledge that the war would be fought with more vigorous zeal and professional spirit.
Giving police policy statement to media men in a maiden briefing held on Monday, the police chief pointed out terrorism incidents cannot be ruled out in spite of major success and achievements against terrorists. He said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the front line province in the war against terror added that Pak Army and Frontier Constabulary were conducting operations in tribal areas while the police force was engaged as a front line force in settled area and maintained that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police bearing the major brunt of terrorism as compared to other police forces of the country.
The police chief further informed that police Act 2017 envisaged capacity building and best training of the police force, better service delivery to the public and vowed that with the active support of the govt police will start implementation of the new Act as soon as possible so that police and other institutions could start functioning under the Act. He informed that all units of the police established for the better service of the people including Dispute Resolution Councils, Police Assistance Lines, Police Access Services, Safety Commissions and Complaint Authority would be further improved as per the need of the people.

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