Lahore, August 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Inspector General of Police Punjab, Inam Ghani has said that Punjab Police is performing its duties as a front line worker for the protection of lives and property of the people during the Corona epidemic and several officers of the police force and many officers and officials have been martyred by the Corona epidemic.
He further said that the fourth wave of corona is very dangerous so the ongoing process of corona vaccination should be completed in all the districts of the province as soon as possible so that the police force would remain safe from this contagious epidemic and serve and protect the people. He further said that the supervisory officers should complete the vaccination of the subordinate force under personal supervision and reports in this regard should be sent to the Central Police Office regularly.
According to the report submitted to IG Punjab, so far 21,812 officers and personnel between the ages of 50 and 60 have been vaccinated while 30,491 officers and personnel between the ages of 40 and 50 have been vaccinated against corona. He further said that the process of corona vaccination of officers and personnel in the age group of 30 to 40 years is also in full swing and so far 65645 officers and personnel in the age group of 30 to 40 years have been vaccinated against corona while a total of 117948 officers over 30 years of age have been vaccinated. The remaining force and staff are being vaccinated without interruption.
He further said that besides district police in all the districts, corona vaccination is also being carried out in Punjab Constabulary, Investigation Punjab, Special Branch, CTD, Traffic, SPU, PHP and other field formations. The IG Punjab stressed that all officers and personnel should ensure implementation of SOPs in all cases while on duty. He further said that the health and life of the police officers and their families is of utmost importance to the police department as only by staying healthy they can better fulfil their responsibility of serving and protecting the people.
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