IG Punjab Faisal Shahkar’s notice of the incident of policeman killing a citizen over a minor dispute in Sahiwal

Lahore, October 12, 2022 (PPI-OT):Inspector General Police Punjab Faisal Shahkar, taking notice of the incident of killing a citizen by a policeman over a minor dispute in Sahiwal, has sought a report of the incident from RPO Sahiwal. Ordered to file an immediate case against him and arrest him. IG Punjab said that the elements involved in such a sad incident do not deserve any concession.

Strict action is being taken against those who abuse authority and bring the force into disrepute. According to preliminary investigation, there was a minor dispute between the policeman and the citizen. DPO Sahiwal has formed teams to trace and arrest the policeman.

Moreover, after visiting the house of Shaheed Sub-Inspector Mohammad Sarwar Akram in Pakpattan, IG Punjab Faisal Shahkar also visited the RPO office Sahiwal and reviewed the working of various departments in the RPO office.

RPO Sahiwal briefed IG Punjab about the working of various branches. IG Punjab presided over a meeting of RPO Sahiwal and all DPOs of the region and issued instructions to eradicate crime and maintain law and order situation.

IG Punjab directed that the crackdown should be accelerated to prevent street crime in all districts of Sahiwal region and RPOs and DPOs should improve the protection of life and property of citizens under personal supervision. IG Punjab directed that the operations to prevent robbery, kidnapping for ransom and other serious crimes including murder should be expedited and priority measures should be continued to eradicate organized crime.

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