KASUR/ LAHORE   -   Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Faisal Shahkar on Tues­day ordered speeding up crack­down on organised crime in Sheikhupura region. 

Presiding over a meeting of Sheikhupura region police of­ficials at Chhanga Manga Rest House, and later talking to the media, he said that the police of­ficers should personally go to the field and evaluate performance of the force and the crime con­trol measures. He said that strict legal action should be taken un­der zero tolerance in the cases of violence, abduction and rape of children and women and opera­tions should be conducted on a daily basis to bring the accused involved in the heinous drug trade to justice.

The IGP said that the recruit­ment process was being acceler­ated to meet shortage of person­nel in the Sheikhupura region. He said that other concrete steps were being taken to lower the crime rate, including improving the investigation and making the patrolling system more efficient. 

Shahkar said that efforts were being made to arrest the ac­cused in Pattoki rape case. RPO Dr Inam Waheed, DPO Kasur Sohaib Ashraf and other officers welcomed the IG Punjab. The IGP attended the martyrs’ memorial, laid flowers and offered Fateha for higher ranks of martyrs. 

He inaugurated the new build­ing of Police Station City and Sad­dar Chunian. He also met with the families of police martyrs at Changa Manga Rest House.