Police gets newly constructed state of art building of PS Baghbanpura

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Police gets newly constructed state of art building of PS BaghbanpuraIn a bid to provide better working conditions to the police employees for improved service delivery and pleasant atmosphere to the citizens, state of the art newly built four storey building of Police station Baghbanpura was inaugurated by the Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore Additional IG Ghulam Mahmood Dogar on Saturday.

CTO Lahore Dr Asad Malhi, SSP (Admin) Atif Nazir, SP Cantt Operations Raza Tanveer,SP Investigation Aftab Phularwan, SDPO Baghbanpura Atif Mairaj, other senior police officers and staff of PS accompanied Additional Ghulam Mahmood Dogar while inaugurating the building. Daughter of martyred constable of Lahore police Waqas Ali presented CCPO Lahore with a bouquet of flowers.

A fresh and smart contingent of Police personnel presented guard of honor to the CCPO Lahore. CCPO Lahore inspected different sections of the building and lauded the quality of construction work as well as facilities provided to the PS Baghbanpura. He hoped that the infrastructure would be looked after properly by the staff and administration of the Police station. Addressing the participants of the inaugural ceremony, the CCPO Lahore Ghulam Mahmood Dogar said, new building infrastructures have been provided to Lahore’s field force with state of the art facilities with a view to improve the working conditions of police stations and benefit citizens.

Additional IG Ghulam Mahmood Dogar said Baghbanpura Police Station was a beautiful addition to the existing modern police buildings of the city. The CCPO continued that police stations were the basic units of policing and the foremost source of justice to the suffering community. A police station should be a symbol of peace and shelter for the citizens where they could get timely justice and respond with respect and dignity. He further said, uniformed and standardized improvements would be made gradually in all the police stations of the city. The CCPO said, the staff of police station Baghbanpura, now have been provided with a more favourable and conducive environment, should further improve their performance and serve humanity more diligently. Priorities have been changed with the passage of time with a focus on strengthening police stations for being the basic unit of the police. It would also help change the ‘thana culture’ which has been the utmost priority of the police higher command, Ghulam Mahmood added.

It is pertinent to mention that the construction work of new state of the art multi- purpose buildings of police stations Chung, Gawalmandi, Qila Gujjar Singh, Gulshan Ravi, Faisal Town as well as new buildings of Headquarters of Dolphins squad City Division and SDPO Naulakha Circle office was completed during last four and a half months of present tenure of CCPO Lahore Ghulam Mahmood Dogar.

The building of PS Baghbanpura has been comprised of state of the art four stories covering total area of around two kanals with a basement and more than 20 capacious rooms, front desk, SHO and In-charge Investigation rooms, two separate lockups for male and females accused persons, two residential barracks for PS staff, two kitchens.

and a Mess. The building has been completed with the approximate cost of 07 crore rupees with cooperation of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and it also has a water tank with capacity of five thousand gallons of water. Ghulam Mahmood Dogar lauded the efforts of SSP Admin Atif Nazir, officers of LDA, DSP Development Mustafa Hassan and Incharge Building Branch of Capital City Police Headquarters for timely completion of the project. It is pertinent to mention that the building of Police Station Baghbanpura was affected during the construction work of Orange Line Metro Track and LDA after completing demolishing the remaining building re- re-constructing the police station building.