Capital Cops devise night patrolling plan to combat crime

By Uzma Zafar

ISLAMABAD: Capital Cops have finalized a night patrolling plan covering all sectors of the city and checking would be conducted by erecting police pickets at entry and exit points of the residential areas under this new policing strategy.
DIG Operations has given approval to this plan devised by Additional SP Farhat Abbass Kazmi while additional strength and falcon vehicles have been provided to all Zonal SPs following this new policing strategy. DIG Operations Waqar-ud-din Syed has said that purpose of this patrolling pan is to curb street crime, incidents of house theft and curb bike as well as car lifting incidents. He said that personnel of Islamabad police are performing their duties in an efficient manner despite risk of coronavirus and their moral is very much high.
Following the directions of IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar khan, he said that efforts are underway to ensure effective policing in the city and secure lives of people. Waqar-ud-din Syed said that police pickets would be erected at all entry and exit points of each sector and strict checking would be ensured in residential areas. He hoped that desired results would be achieved and citizens to feel more secure through this plan.
Meanwhile, DIG Operations appealed the citizens to assist police in combating crime and ensuring implementation on directions of the government during current phase of COVID-19. He asked citizens to stay at home, avoid unnecessary travelling, keep NIC with them while coming out of the houses and follow directions of district administration being issued from time to time. He said all these measures were being taken to protect the lives and property of the citizens who should also cooperate with police to avoid any inconvenience.