LAHORE - Inspector General Police Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar chaired the Police Executive Board meeting at the Central Police Office in which the Police Executive Board approved an important decision.
According to details, the Police Executive Board approved a unanimous decision not to purchase expensive sniper rifles for the force, instead of sniper rifles, ammunition will be purchased for the force. IG Punjab Dr Usman Anwar said that to increase the efficiency of the snipers of the Punjab Police, modern training will be given from the existing rifles. Police Executive Board approved to give monthly stipend of 32 thousand rupees to the widows of police employees before 1992 as per the minimum wage rate.
The Punjab Executive Board also approved the issuance of foreign scholarships for children of constabulary and martyrs, Dr. Usman Anwar said that foreign scholarship and one time air travel ticket will be given for graduation, post-graduation, specialization till the completion of education, PSP and senior police officers will not be included in this foreign scholarship program, IG Punjab further said that 50 more laptops will be given from the welfare fund to increase the educational capacity of the martyrs’ children.
Issues related to traffic police, establishment, logistics, development and safe city were discussed in the meeting, while issues related to operations, establishment and investigation were also discussed
Additional IG Special Branch Zulfiqar Hameed, Additional IG Welfare Riaz Nazir Gara, Additional IG Establishment Raja Rafat Mukhtar, Additional IG Investigation Sultan Ahmad Chaudhry, Additional IGP PHP Abdul Karim, Additional IG Training Tariq Rustam Chauhan, DIG Traffic Mirza Faraan Baig, DIG Headquarters Humayun Bashir Tarar, DIG IT Ahsan Younas, DIG Operations Waqas Nazir, DIG Telecommunication Imran Ahmar, Additional IGPs, Unit Heads, DIGs, AIGs and other senior officers attended.
CCPO COMMENDS POLICE PERSONNEL
Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore Bilal Siddique Kamyana has said that Lahore police had made extensive security arrangements on the occasion of Independence Day. In a media statement on Tuesday, he commended the officers concerned and personnel of Lahore police for their excellent security and traffic management arrangements. Adequate security was provided to citizens and families visiting parks, recreational spots, and public places, he added. The CCPO stated that the police officers and personnel deserve applause for the peaceful conduct of Independence Day celebrations. He also mentioned that all units of Lahore police demonstrated excellent coordination and teamwork. Lahore police remain committed to the protection of its citizens. The CCPO stated that on Independence Day almost 110 cases had been registered and accused were arrested during crackdowns against unauthorized weapons. Additionally, in action against one-wheeling 365 cases have been registered and one-wheelers were also arrested.