Police redresses 1,732 complaints


Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Ahmed Raza Tahir told the Lahore Police on Saturday to transform all police stations of Lahore into service centres for citizens. CCPO said that citizens’ complaints should be redressed in a manner that police stations become places of peace and sanctuary for them. Intensifying the pace of action on various complaints by taking result-oriented action, Tahir said.
According to the statistics, during the last four months from May and August, around 3,062 complaints were submitted in the CCPO’s Office, out of the which 94 cases were registered against the accused while in 1732 complaints, citizens were provided justice. In 120 complaints, there was mutual reconciliation between the two parties, while 270 complaints were out of the lawful jurisdiction of police. Similarly, 351 complaints proved to be baseless while as many as 495 complaints were still under consideration and investigation.
Departmental enquiry was conducted on 142 complaints received against policemen out of which 59 complaints were found to be accurate while 61 complaints were found to be groundless. Eight complaints were withdrawn by the complainants, while five complaints were marked for enquiry to the investigation wing, whereas 9 complaints were still pending in courts.