Haq Nawaz Shanwari
The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan has said that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police in the ongoing 17 years war against the terrorists exhibited unprecedented performance and defended the motherland at the cost of their sacred blood.
This, he said, while addressing a police Darbar in Mardan police line today which was largely attended by police officials of different unit and section of the force. Regional Police Officer Mardan Muhammad Ali Gandapur, DPOs Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Charsadda and other high ranking police officers were also present on this occasion.
The police chief informed that the war against terror has not yet over and efforts are being made to equip and further strengthen the force so as to meet the impending challenges in a befitting manner. The IGP informed that police station was the basic entity of police force and thana muharrar was the linchpin to help the oppressed and depressed section of the society who come to police station for solution of their problems.
The IGP made it clear that his top most priority was to come to the rescue of weak and poor segment of the society and bring the oppressors in court of law and directed the participants to carry out my policy with letter and spirit.
The IGP pointed out that punishment should be awarded for reformation rather than to discourage the sub-ordinates and those earning bad name for the force would be strictly proceeded against the law. The IGP categorically made it clear that the officials involved in usury and having hand in gloves with Qabza group and criminals would not be spared.
The IGP disclosed that a committee has been formed to solve the seniority issue of the force jawans and in lights of its recommendation this issue would be effectively solved. The IGP directed the Darbar participants to strictly uphold discipline in the force and demonstrate decent and polite behavour with the general public everywhere which was also pre-requisite of their duty and added that reward and punishment will go together in the force. In the Darbar police jawans presented their individual as well as collective problems. Some of it were solved on the occasion while others were referred to concerned police high ups for submitting early report about it.
The IGP also met with the delegation of local elites and trader community of Mardan. The members of the delegation highly commended the recently introduced reforms in the police force and expressed full confidence over the dynamic leadership of the IGP.
They also assured their unflinching support and help for maintenance of law and order in Mardan and offered Fateha for ASI Qamar Alam who embraced martyrdom in Hayatabad operation against the terrorists. The IGP also inaugurated the newly constructed police welfare hospital in police line Mardan by unveiling the plaque. Later on the IGP met with the DRC Mardan members in City Police Station. The IGP maintained that the concept of DRC is the developed form of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) existing on international level and our system of Panchayat and Jirga were best example of it.
The IGP pointed out that DRC truly reflect our culture and traditions and police will not only keep patronage of it but also want to see it further flourish and strengthen with the passage of time. The IGP held in high esteem the devotion and selfless service of its members and thanked them with the core of his heart. The IGP also visited City Police Station Mardan and went round each and every section of the police station.
The IGP inspected the police lockup of the police station and asked various questions from thana Muharrar about maintenance of it. The IGP also visited Police Assistance Line and Police Access Service Mardan and informed that the purpose of its establishment was to enhance public supervision over police and make police answerable and thus help restore the public confidence over the police and directed the quarter concerned to make it more public friendly.
Haq Nawaz Shanwari