Steps taken to improve Capital’s security situation, facilitate cops

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After taking over charge Inspector General Police (IGP) Islamabad, Dr. Akbar Khan dealt the prevailing law and order situation in Islamabad with utmost strategy and ensured effective security of the city, while taking several new steps for the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICP) Police Force.

Similarly, the Safe City Project was restructured and the IGP Islamabad took 45 important steps in a short time of his posting, the biggest of which is regarding the welfare of the force, in which Rs 1.24 billion was released towards payment of arrears of martyrs and employees who died during service. Rs17.5 million was distributed for the welfare of the martyrs and the families of the deceased and other police personnel. The recruitment of the families of the martyrs has been completed and no case is pending.

Salaries, daily and ration allowances of 9,500 police personnel have been increased. From IG to Sepoy, 30 officers were awarded gallantry awards. Five SPs were promoted on temporary basis, 11 inspectors, 28 sub-inspectors to the next posts. Pakistan’s first Capital Police Hospital was approved at a total cost of Rs5.864 billion. E-health system was introduced to provide better health facilities to the employees.

Efforts are on to implement the promise of sanctioning police law and order and executive allowance.