FAISALABAD - Superintendent Police (SP) Madina Town has suspended two police officers including Station House Officer (SHO) of Chak Jhumra police station on charge of detaining a number of citizens behind bars illegally.
Police spokesman said here on Monday that SP Madina Town Hafiz Kamran Asghar conducted surprise visit to Chak Jhumra police station and found a number of citizens locked behind bars without registration of any case or complaint against them.
The SP expressed dismay over abuse of powers by the police officers and immediately suspended SHO Chak Jhumra Asif Nadeem Butt and Muharrar Zaheer Jappa.
Meanwhile, City Police Officer (CPO) Usman Akram Gondal appointed Inspector Rana Mazhar-ul-Haq as new SHO of Chak Jhumra police station while further action against the suspended police officers was under progress, he added.
60 COPS PROMOTED
The police department promoted 60 police officials including 24 assistant sub-inspectors (ASI) and 36 head constables here on Monday.
The meeting was chaired by RPO Dr Muhammad Abid Khan while CPO Faisalabad Usman Akram Gondal and DPOs of other three districts of the region were present in the meeting.
According to notification issued by RPO Dr Muhammad Abid, 24 ASIs were promoted to the rank of sub-inspectors and 36 head constables to the rank of ASIs.
UA CONSUL GENERAL VISITS UAF
US Consul General Lahore Kristin K. Hawkins has visited the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and called on UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan and discussed the area of mutual concerns.
The Vice Chancellor signed a Service Agreement for the 3rd English Access Microscholarship Program of USD 131,898.91 for 200 UAF students.
The US Consul General appreciated continuous support and collaboration of UAF for running the US Department of State’s supported English Language Programs at both campuses.
English Access Microscholarship Program aims to empower the students from underprivileged community through enhancing their English language proficiency and the life skills.
UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan briefed the US Consul General about the history of UAF and its ongoing collaborations and partnerships with the US and other countries.
He said that UAF is enjoying excellent ties with US universities including University of California, Washington State University and others.
He called for the commencing hybrid programs of learning and research of UAF with the US universities.