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Police Chief Arif Nawaz Presses Officers To Deliver Results In Cases’ Investigation

The IG holds a meeting and issues important directions about investigation and timely redressal of public complaints


LAHORE–Inspector General of Punjab Police Captain (retired) Arif Nawaz Khan Tuesday said delay in registration of FIR on public complaints would be considered a deliberate carelessness and an indiscriminate action would be taken against the Investigation Officers causing trouble for the citizen.

He further said the SP complaints from every district should play an effective role in ensuring registration of FIR on public complaints.

The police chief expressed those views while presiding an important meeting at the Central Police Office.

On this occasion Additional IG Training Punjab Tariq Masood Yasin, Additional IG Operations Punjab Inam Ghani, Additional IG Investigation Punjab Abubakar Khudabaksh, Additional IG IAB Zulfiqar Hameed, DIG Crimes Jawad Ahmad Dogar and DIG IAB Ahsan Younas was also present.

During meeting, the IGP issued directions to further improve the level of investigation and timely redressal of public complaints.

He also directed to closely monitor and follow-up the complaints received on IGP Complaint Centre 8787 and also if any officer fails to resolve the issue within deadline should be held accountable and a departmental action should also be initiated against such officers.

He further said for the capacity building of Investigation Officers refresher courses on latest skills should be completed at earliest and also speed up the process of training workshops for investigation officers under the supervision of master trainers in all districts.

He further said that a checklist should be provided to all investigation officers and while preparing challan, investigation officer will complete the checklist and case file.

IGP emphasised strong coordination between operations and investigation so that a flawless and timely action against the anti-social elements can be ensured.— PRESS HANDOUT