Police to have mobile phone trackers: AIGP


Additional Inspector General of Sindh Police and CCPO Karachi, Akhtar Hasan Gorchani has said that soon six mobile phone locators would be given to Karachi police, which would be useful in tracing criminals especially kidnapping for ransom. He was speaking at a luncheon hosted by Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) here on Thursday. AIG Gorchani said that website of the police would also be launched shortly. He said that he gives priority to Karachi’s industrial and trade activities as it provides livelihood not only to the city but to entire country. He said that he has delegated his powers to the DIGs concerned in order to control the law and order in their respective jurisdiction in an effective manner. He said that Karachi’s law and order problems especially kidnapping for ransom and extortion are deep-rooted and cannot be eliminated overnight. He said that there are one constable is posted on 255 people in London whereas one constable is available to serve 2,000 people in Karachi. He added that out of only 29,000 personnel half the police force is deputed to guard VIPs, courts and foreign missions and insufficient force is available for restoration of law and order. He said that as per government’s plan Karachi police’s strength would be increased in two phases. He advised the industrialists not to lose hearts or close down their business as there would be definite an improvement in law and order and peace would be fully restored soon. He announced to restore the nine police mobiles van and setting up 12 police pickets at Korangi industrial area’s entry and exit points.