New Punjab IGP vows to go after land mafia

By: News Desk      Published: 03:58 PM, 8 Sep, 2021
New Punjab IGP vows to go after land mafia
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Newly-appointed Punjab IGP Rao Sardar Ali Khan on Wednesday said that the police force would not spare land mafia in the province, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. 

Sardar Ali Khan was addressing his first news conference in Lahore after assuming the charge of IGP.

Sharing his priorities, Rao Sardar Ali said that he would be bringing reforms at the level of the police station in order to provide a sense of security and quick redressal of public complaints. “All reforms to remain meaningless without changing the police stations,” he emphasised.

The Punjab IG said, “Any police officer who will make contacts with the mafia will eventually have to leave his job from the police force.”

Another area in which the IGP announced to bring reforms is investigation. He said, “Many criminals easily get away from the court of law due to ill-investigations. We will ensure reforms in the investigations wing of the police force.”

The Punjab IGP said that improving police response will be under focused as in the past the police response to critical events were not up to the mark. He vowed to improve the police response to facilitate the citizens in critical situations.

He said the police force continue to improve coordination with business organizations, media, lawyers, and other segments of the society to bridge the gap between the police force and the public.

The Punjab IG also vowed to bridge the gap between the senior and junior officers to improve the service delivery of Punjab police. He said Punjab police would continue its operations against the menace of terrorism in the province. He lauded the efforts of Pakistan Armed Forces and CTD Punjab.