ISLAMABAD - Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) police has imparted self-defence training to 30 females and 24 males here on Monday.

The applicants got training in human rights laws, weapon handling, swimming, live firing practice, repelling, crossing obstacles, horse-riding and archery exercises.

Superintendent Police (SP) headquarters   distributed certificates among the participant and said the purpose of the course was to provide framework for dealing with difficult situations and their resolution, behavioural assessment, physical and mental health, besides utilization of resources.

It may be mentioned that the capital police had started a self-defence course to empower and sensitise citizens to tackle unpleasant situations.

Earlier on, two batches of women have completed the training of self-defence courses as well.