Lahore, April 20, 2021 (PPI-OT): Inspector General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani has said that Punjab Police is fully alert to protect the lives and property of the citizens and maintain the writ of state in the society and any attempt or activity for spoiling peace will not succeed. He further said that no organization, group or its activists deserved any concession to take the law into their own hands or damage the property of citizens under the guise of protest and strict legal action would be taken against such miscreants irrespective of their status or social position. He further said that under the guise of protest, vehicles, property or lives of peaceful citizens would not be allowed to be damaged and roads be blocked and miscreants and violators involved in such acts of violence would be brought to book in any case.
He directed the police officers and personnel to perform their duties with more responsibility and diligence to protect the lives and property of the citizens and maintain law and order while senior officers should review the security arrangements at sensitive places and points by going out to the field and monitor the sensitive points as well as brief the police force about their duties. He gave these instructions while giving instructions to all the RPOs and DPOs of the province during the RPOs video link conference held at the Central Police Office today. During the meeting, the police strategy for preventing any kind of violent gathering or protests in the province was discussed in detail.
During the meeting, all the RPOs and DPOs of the province briefed about the overall law and order situation and security measures in their districts and said that the police teams in all the districts of the province are full of diligence and passion for service and duty and are active for protection of lives and properties of the citizens and no sacrifice will be spared in the discharge of official duties. Instructing the officers, the IG Punjab said that the supervisory officers should play the role of ideal team leader. He emphasized that the provision of best medical facilities to the officers and personnel injured in the line of duty should be ensured on priority basis while special care should be taken for the welfare of the personnel. Additional IG Operations Sahibzada Shehzad Sultan, DIG Operations Sohail Akhtar Sukhera and AIG Operations Syed Zeeshan Raza were also present in the meeting.
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