IG Punjab assigned special task to RPOs and DPOs to maintain law and order on New Year and New Year night 

Lahore, December 29, 2021 (PPI-OT):Inspector General of Police Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan has directed supervisory officers to maintain law and order on eve of New Year and New Year night across province. He stressed upon taking strict action against law breaches. IG Punjab directed all RPOs, CPOs and DPOs to wreak crack down on those involved in making, buying and selling flammable substances in all districts. Rao Sardar Ali Khan said that one wheeling, aerial firing and hooligans should be put behind bars on New Year’s night.

He further said that strict action should be taken against the citizens and workshop owners who were causing noise and environmental pollution by removing silencers of motorcycles, vehicles and Ching Chi rickshaws on New Year’s night. IG Punjab directed that those found in the sale and purchase of drugs, especially ice (meth) and sheesha should be arrested throughout the province. He also directed to intensify operations against manufacture, sale and purchase of poisonous liquor.

IG Punjab directed the police of all districts to run an awareness campaign among the citizens before the New Year night and said that the citizens should be made aware of other violations including aerial firing, one wheeling, fireworks and the punishments to be meted out to them.

Rao Sardar Ali Khan directed that special squads should be formed in Lahore, Rawalpindi, and Multan, Faisalabad and Gujranwala and other major cities on the eve of New Year’s night for taking action against law breakers. He issued these instructions in a letter to all RPOs, CPOs and DPOs of the province today. Instructing the officers, IG Punjab further said that those who block roads, spoiler of peace and manhandle families do not deserve any sympathy and strict legal action will be taken against such accused.

He directed the traffic officers of all the districts that the traffic police should formulate special plans to maintain flow of traffic on main highways of major cities on eve of New Year Night and also deploy additional personnel to control traffic on major highways. Rao Sardar Ali Khan requested the citizens not to be a part of any negative activity and to report Punjab Police at 15 against any law-breaking elements.

For more information, contact:
Punjab Police
Punjab Police Computer Bureau,
5th Floor, Central Police Office (CPO),
Punjab, Lahore
Tel: +92-42-99213019, +92-42-99213013
Fax: +92-42-99213012
Email: sapcb@punjabpolice.gov.pk
Website: www.punjabpolice.gov.pk

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