LAHORE: A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the Punjab and Sindh Police on Thursday in order to exchange records of 1.25 million criminals, a local media outlet reported on Thursday.
The document was signed during a visit by the Sindh Police IGP (Inspector General Police) AD Khawaja at the Punjab police department.
He met with Punjab IGP Capt retired Arif Nawaz and other senior police officers of the province. With the agreement in place, police in both provinces can access criminal data such as pictures and fingerprints in real time. Punjab police’s Criminal record Officer has data on one million criminals while data on 250,000 criminals is available with the Sindh police.
AD Khawaja was also briefed on operational capabilities of the Punjab police during a visit to the OPS room of the Capital City Police Officer and DIG operations office.
The Sindh IGP praised Lahore police’s Welfare Eye project and vowed to replicate the system in Sindh.
He also expressed admiration at the use of modern technology during a visit to the safe city project PCIC3.