Published On: Sat, Jan 4th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

IGP directs SHOs to improve performance or face action

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ISLAMABAD: Inspector General of Police Islamabad Sikandar Hayat on Friday directed Station House Officers (SHOs) of all police stations in capital to ensure arrest of criminals involved in heinous crime otherwise they will have to face strict disciplinary action if their performance proved poor in `next review? after 30 days.

He made these directions in a meeting held here to review the performance of various circles of Islamabad police and Station House Officers.

AIG (Operations) Sultan Azam Temuri, SSP Islamabad Muhammad Rizwan, SP (Investigation) Muhammad Ilyas, SP City Mustansar Feeroz, SP (Saddar) Jameel Ahmed Hashmi, Sub-Divisional Police Officers, SHOs and other police officials were also present on the occasion.

While reviewing the performance of SHOs, the IGP said that disciplinary action would be initiated against police officials and SHO found involved in sluggish attitude towards resolving public complaints.

He also appreciated the performance those policemen ensuring effective crackdown against the absconders and arresting such criminals.

He directed all SHOs to launch massive crackdown against those involved in running gambling den, immoral activities or selling narcotics in their respective areas. Arrest of criminals involved in such heinous crimes must be ensured, he maintained.

The IGP said that an effective strategy is vital to control crime and also ordered to adopt a professional as well as responsible attitude to mitigate the sufferings of the people.

The IGP Islamabad Sikandar Hayat directed to focus on resolving the public complaints, and take every possible step to provide maximum relief to citizens. The IGP directed all SHOs to provide maximum relief to citizens and do not make any delay in registration of FIRs.

He said police officials responsible in delaying the registration of cases and doing sluggish investigation would not be spared and strict disciplinary action would be taken against them.

The IGP said that he will not tolerate corruption and to purge those police officials from the force involved in corrupt practices.

He also directed all police officials performing duties at police stations to improve their performance and address the grievances of the masses on immediate basis following the merit to win the confidence and support of the people for the cops’ department.

He stressed for speedy disposal of cases, investigation purely on merit and earliest arrest of criminals involved in various crime cases. The IGP also directed the police officials to brief their staff at the police pickets and keep them alert to avoid any untoward incident. He said that corrupt practices will not be tolerated at these points and SPs, SHO will be inquired in case of any compliant in this regard.

The IGP directed police officials to forward the cases of those policemen involved in dereliction of duties so that disciplinary action may be taken against them.