Published On: Wed, Jan 8th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

Islamabad police collect particulars of 12426 families in 30 days

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police have started conducting fresh survey in all jurisdictions of its police stations with the purpose to get first-hand information about those residing in various areas and collected the particulars of 12426 families living in `Bhara Kahu’ area in the first phase.

This survey is being conducted following the special directions of Minister for Interior Ch. Nisar Ali Khan and IGP Islamabad Sikandar Hayat is himself monitoring the performance in this regard.

AIG Special Branch Waqar Chohan headed the first phase of survey in `Bhara Kahu’ area and a total 20 teams of various police stations participated in it.

IGP Islamabad directed police officials to make this exercise successful and effective to curb crime. He also assigned the task complete survey in all residential areas especially Afghan habitats and slum areas at earliest.

Sikandar Hayat said that city will be made more secure and directed SHOs to involve notables of the community should be involved in this process.

He categorically asked 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 survey report revealed that particulars of 11623 families had been computerized. Out of these families, 27844 are male, 23671 females, 13395 males below the age of 18-year and 11262 are females below the age of 18-year.

In all, 2777 families hail from federal capital, 4250 from Punjab, 2804 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 168 from Sindh, 60 from Balochistan, 101 from Gilgit-Baltistan, 912 from AJK, 132 from FATA and 66 from Afghanistan.

In Bhara Kahu area, 353 houses are under-construction or vacant while 3588 heads of families are labourers, 712 shopkeepers, 241 peasants, 3066 employees and 3663 heads do nothing.

During the survey, few families have been declared `suspicious’ and police stations have been asked to re-confirm their particulars. Strict actions have been ordered against suspected families.

It has been also found that some Pakistani and Afghan families have left the area and their status is also being confirmed again.
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