Use of modern technology vital to eliminate crimes: IGP

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Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Faisal Shahkar on Thursday said that concrete steps should be taken by using all resources such as effective use of modern technology to eliminate crime in Gujranwala region.

He said that delay in registration of first information report [FIR] would not be tolerated in any case, adding that those who spoil the image of police would be expelled from the department.

While presiding over a meeting during his visit to RPO office Gujranwala he said the ongoing operations to arrest habitual criminals, proclaimed offenders (POs) and professional gangs should be speeded up.

The RPO briefed about the latest law and order situation in the region.

He directed that investigation system should be improved, adding that officers should make surprise visits to police stations and hold open court regularly.

Zero tolerance should be adopted in cases of violence & abuse of women and children and the accused involved in such incidents should be given examplary punishment, he maintained.

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