Rule of law at all costs, vows IG Police

Staff Reporter

Punjab Inspector General of Police Inam Ghani has said that Punjab Police is fully alert to protect the life, honour and property of the citizens and maintain the writ of state at all costs.

“Any attempt or activity to spoil peace in society will never be let to succeed. He further said that no organization, group or its activists deserved any concession to take the law into their own hands or damage public property under the guise of protest.”

IG Police Inam Ghani issued the instructions while chairing a meeting of all RPOs and DPOs of the province through video link conference from Central Police Office on Monday.

During the meeting, the police strategy for preventing any kind of violent gathering or protests in the province was discussed in detail.

Inam Ghani further said that under the guise of protest, vehicles, property or lives of peaceful citizens would not be allowed to be damaged and roads be blocked and miscreants and violators involved in such acts would be brought to book in any case.

He directed the police officers and personnel to perform their duties with more responsibility and diligence to protect the lives and property of the citizens and maintain law and order while senior officers should review security arrangements at sensitive places and points by going out to the field and monitor the sensitive points as well as brief the police force about their duties.

During the meeting, all the RPOs and DPOs of the province briefed about the overall law and order situation and security measures in their districts and said that the police teams in all the districts of the province are full of diligence and passion for service and duty and are active for protection of lives and properties of the citizens and no sacrifice will be spared in the discharge of official duties.

Instructing the officers, the IG Punjab said that the supervisory officers should play the role of ideal team leader.

He emphasized that the provision of best medical facilities to the officers and personnel injured in the line of duty should be ensured on priority basis while special care should be taken for the welfare of the personnel.

Additional IG Operations Sahibzada Shehzad Sultan, DIG Operations Sohail Akhtar Sukhera and AIG Operations Syed Zeeshan Raza were also present in the meeting.