Police reforms to be introduced soon, minister tells Punjab PA


Punjab Home Minister Col (r) Shuja Khanzada has said the government is bringing reforms in police department for improvement in law and order in the province.

Addressing the Punjab Assembly session on Monday during

open discussion on law and order, he said the suggestions and points raised by the members would be considered seriously in formation of reforms. He said that Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif wanted to provide justice at the doorstep of the poor, adding that the CM was working hard from his heart for this purpose.

Opposition leader Mian Mehmood ur Rashid and several other MPAs presented a resolution against the killing of two lawyers by Daska police. The opposition members also walked out during the session for five minutes on the Daska incident.

Three Call Attention Notices (CAN) were also presented in the House by MPAs Sardar Waqas Hasan Moakal, Dr Syed Waseem Akhtar and Tahir Ahmad Sindho from which two were disposed off while one was put in pending.

The House also passed a bill of The Fatima Jinnah Medical University Lahore Bill 2015 and four bills were introduced including: The Provincial Motor Vehicles (Second Amendment) Bill 2015, The Punjab Motor Vehicle Transportation Licensees Bill 2015, The Punjab Commission on The Status of Women (Amendment) Bill 2015 and The Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Bill 2015.

Inam Ullah Khan Niazi presented a privilege motion on which the speaker asked the home minister to take action and present report within one month in the House.

Later, the session which proceeded till late night was adjourned for indefinite period.