Passing out parade for over 300 lady constables at Sihala Training College

By: News Desk      Published: 12:41 PM, 15 Jul, 2021
Passing out parade for over 300 lady constables at Sihala Training College
A view of the parade.

A passing out ceremony of the first batch comprising more than 300 women constables was held at Police Training College Sihala, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday.

Additional IG Training and Recruitment Kanwar Shahrukh was the chief guest of the ceremony while Commandant and Additional IG Ghulam Rasool Zahid and Deputy Commandant Ashfaq Alam specially attended the function. Course Commander SP Umbreen Ali takes oath from the lady constables.

Additional IG Training and Recruitment Kanwar Shahrukh distributed souvenirs and certificates among position holders. Aqsa Khalid of Sialkot district bagged the first position overall during the training, Soha Safdar Ali of Gujranwala took first position in the parade while Sidra Bibi of Kasur won the Commandant's Shield in the shooting.

Addressing the ceremony he said that the Punjab government is determined to bring innovation in gender policing and every man and woman has the constitutional right to go to the police station and to resolve their grievances.

He said that recruitment of female police constables and officers will give women a sense of security when entering police stations and Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazaar is trying to change the culture of the police station.

“Police Training College Sihala is one of the leading training institutes in Pakistan where more than 95,000 police officers were trained,” Commandant and Additional IG Ghulam Rasool Zahid. “All constables have been recruited on merit and transparency,” he added.