New head of Islamabad police directs for effective policing measures


ISLAMABAD, Jan 09 (DNA): The newly appointed Inspector General of Police
(IGP) Islamabad Qazi Jamil ur Rehman on Saturday directed for elaborate
and effective policing measures to eradicate crime from the city and
ensure justice to people at their door steps.

In his maiden meeting to review crime situation, the IGP directed to
enhance police patrolling and deployment in those areas where crime rate
is comparatively high. He asked to compile fresh list of proclaimed
offenders and absconders wanted to police in various crime cases.

The meeting was attended among others by DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin
Syed, SSP (CTD), Additional SP and Zonal SPs. DIG (Operations) told that
most of the criminals wanted to police in heinous crime have been
arrested while the Zonal SPs briefed the participants of the meeting
about efforts to curb crime in the city.

The IGP directed to improve the investigation system at the level of
police stations and to further update the `Tasdeeq app’ of Islamabad
police. He said that information about crime in a particular area should
be immediately transferred by the Duty Officer of the relevant police
station to all police wings. In case of theft of vehicle, the duty
officer of the relevant police station should immediately share the
details and picture of stolen vehicle with all police station through
`whats app’. He asked to share same procedure in case of dacoity in any

The IGP said that safety city cameras and its system would be upgraded
while snap checking system to be improved. He asked all SPs to brief the
policemen before assigning them duty and to monitor the performance of
their subordinates. Islamabad police chief asked to coordinate with
relevant department for restoration of street lights and to collect data
of laborers working in different areas. The IGP said that performance of
SHOs would be monitored on regular basis and those having poor
performance would be removed.

He asked all Zonal SPs to reach the crime scene themselves and also
ensure effective crackdown against absconders, auto-thieves and
professional alm-seekers. He asked to improve the police intelligence
system for effective action against criminals and ensure protection to
the lives and property of the citizens. Qazi Jameel ur Rehamn directed
police officials to adopt courteous attitude with citizens and ensure
renewed efforts to against crime. He said those showing good performance
would be encouraged while dereliction of duties would not tolerated. The
IGP also stressed to ensure welfare steps for the policemen and make
collective efforts to make Islamabad crime free city.