Policy finalised to handle cases of violence against women


Lahore—A comprehensive policy was finalised to deal with culprits involved in violence against women in a meeting chaired by Inspector General of Police Punjab Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera here at the Central Police Office.
Various measures, including lodging of immediate FIRs and arrest of accused and speedy completion of investigation process, would be implemented as per the SOP issued on Friday in this regard.
The IGP directed the field officers to look into these cases as security and protection of women was prime responsibility of police.
The meeting also reviewed the violence against women cases, particularly in Muzaffargarh, Multan and Lahore districts.
CCPO Lahore Capt (Retd) Amin Wainse briefed the IGP regarding such cases taking place in Lahore recently. The meeting also decided to abolish all regional SP Traffic Police posts across the province.
The IGP also decided to hand over the administrative and operational control of the traffic police to the DPOs.
The IGP expressed his satisfaction over the completion of Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) in all offices of Punjab police. On this occasion, he was told that all transfer/posting orders were being issued through this system.
The meeting also reviewed the digital monitoring of recently established Front Desk System in 202 police stations of 13 districts.—APP

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