IGP warns of stern action against aerial firing, fireworks | Pakistan Today

IGP warns of stern action against aerial firing, fireworks

ISLAMABAD: IGP Aamir Zulfiqar Khan chaired a high-level meeting, attended by DIG (Headquarter) Sarfraz Ahmad Falki, DIG (Operations), Waqar ud din Syed, SSP (Logistic), Irfan Tariq, SSP (Security division), Muhammad Suleman AIG (Operations) Dr Sardar Ghias Gul, SP (Special Branch), Zubair Ahmad Sheikh Additional SP and all zonal SPs.

According to details, IGP Islamabad presided over a high-level meeting in the backdrop of recent terror incident occurred in Sri Lanka. The IGP directed DIG Operations to chalk out a comprehensive strategy to provide foolproof security to the minorities in general, while the Christian community in particular. In addition to that, the IGP took serious notice of Arial firing/fireworks taking place at various wedding/marquees in the jurisdiction of Islamabad.

The IGP while giving directions to DIG Operations said: “In future concerned zonal SP, SDPO and SHO will be held responsible”. The IGP further directed DIG Ops to get a certificate from the owner of the marquees and wedding halls to ensure no Arial firing or firework will take place. In case of non-compliance legal proceedings will be initiated against the organisers of a wedding including the owners of wedding halls/marquees.

The IGP directed DIG Operations to get this report on daily bases through zonal SPs. The IGP Islamabad on the murder of the Chinese National took a detailed briefing from SP Investigation, SP City and concerned Homicide Inspector and SHO. The IGP constituted special investigation team headed by SP Investigation and directed them to trace this case as a litmus test within three days.

Furthermore, the IGP directed DIG Operations to kick start open katchehries through zonal SPs on a daily basis. He further directed DIG Operations and zonal SPs to vigorously continue the ongoing campaign against drugs and land mafia through continuous search and combing operations. In the backdrop of a recent terror incident in Sri Lanka the IGP directed DIG Operations to prepare a comprehensive patrolling plan including night patrolling in order to thwart any untoward incident.

The IGP directed zonal SPs to immediately maintain and update police stations registers. The IGP further maintained that as teamwork maintain close liaison in order to uphold law and order and establish the writ of the state.

The IGP while directing DIGs and SPs made it clear that no laxity will be tolerated regarding corruption or maleficence. He said the process of accountability should be ruthless against the corrupt elements.

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