Daily The Business

Suicide attack on the elite force van outside Data Darbar cowardly act: IGP

Our Correspondent
LAHORE: Inspector General Police, Punjab Captain (R) Arif Nawaz Khan
said that suicide attack on the elite force van outside Data Darbar is
cowardly act of anti social elements, which cannot tremble the resolve
and commitment of brave officers and officials to protect lives and
properties of public. He further directed all RPO, s & DPO, s to visit
field during Taraveeh Prayer to check the security of “A” category
mosques while police officials should stand at distance while
performing security duty. He further said that on highways a sniper
should also be deputed at a distance from check post to handle any
untoward threat or incident, and instead of permanent check posts
mobile check posts and snipe checking should be started. He further
said that senior officers should brief officials on security duty
about the sensitivity and importance of their duty on daily basis to
get best results. He further directed to beef up the security at
sensitive Mosques, Imambargah and other important business and public
centres. Search, sweep, combing and intelligence based operations
should be geared up further improving the security checking of
vehicles and passengers at entry and exit points of city. He expressed
these views while issuing directions to RPO, s and DPO, s conference.
At this occasion Addl: IGP Operations Punjab Inam Ghani, CCPO Lahore
BA Nasir Addl: IGP Special Branch Punjab Zaeem Sheikh, Addl IG CTD
Tahir Rai and DIG Operations Punjab Captain (R) Atta Muhamad while all
RPO,s and DPO,s participated via video link conference.

IGP also visited the Data Darbar after the blast and condemned the
terror attack on Elite Force he also monitored rescue and relief
activities. In conference IGP said to officers that officers and
officials sacrificing their lives in the line of duty during holy
month of Ramzan are the guiding path for all nations and police force.
He further said that Punjab Police is acting as front line soldier in
war against terrorism and sacrifices of police officials for peace in
country will not go wasted. He further said that families of martyrs
are my foremost responsibility and will take steps in this regard on
priority basis. IG Punjab further said that crackdown against the anti
social elements should be geared up across all the districts of
Punjab. Effective patrolling in the vicinity of Mosques, Imambargahs
and other minority worship places should be ensured so that live and
property of public can be protected ensuring the rule of law.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.