Zero tolerance against police torture, friendly policing on top priority: DIG

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Staff Reporter

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed has said that police is public service-oriented force with zero tolerance against torture on people.
He said this while presiding over a meeting at Rescue 15 which was attended among others by Additional SP Security (Operations) Muhammad Zeeshan Haider, all Zonal SPs, SDPOs, SHOs, In-charge Anti-Car Lifting Cell and other police officials.
The DIG (Operations) said there is zero tolerance against police torture and strict disciplinary action would be taken against those found involved in such matters.
He said there is no restriction on visitors to have mobile phones during visit to police stations or police offices and it is prime responsibility of policemen to adopt courteous attitude with citizens.
Waqar Uddin Syed directed all police officials to make best use of their rich experience and professional acumen for making police public service-oriented force.
He asked them to visit police stations themselves and brief their subordinates about demonstrating decent attitude during interaction with people. No illegal action should be taken which may bring bad name for the force, he added.
The DIG (Operation) directed police officials to take effective steps to control crime and adopt professional as well as responsible attitude to mitigate the sufferings of the people. He categorically asked all police officials to focus on resolving the public complaints and take every possible step to provide maximum relief to citizens.
Waqar Uddin Syed stressed for speedy disposal of cases and their investigation purely on merit.
He stressed to adopt polite attitude with public and focus on resolving their public complaints.