Capital Cops using e-technology to address public issues

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By Uzma Zafar

ISLAMABAD: Capital Cops was making it’s best efforts to ensure effective policing despite ongoing phase of COVID-19 and its officials spearheaded by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Aamir Zulfiqar are endeavoring to promptly resolve public complaints and issues on merit as par vision of Prime Minister.
While ensuring social distancing is followed by the community members and police itself, Islamabad police is organizing `e-kutcheries’ to listen the complaints of the people and resolve them on priority basis. The Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umer has also appreciated the initiative of IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar for using e-technology effectively for addressing the public issues. He said that government as well as its institutions have the responsibility to serve the people and public service is being ensured with commitment during this phase of COVID-19.
The minister said that Prime Minister has categorically directed to serve people in this need of hour. He also congratulated IGP Islamabad for effective steps in resolving public complaints on merit. To reduce the risk involved in holding physical meetings at one place, Islamabad police organized e-kutchery’ at office of SP (Saddar) on other day and IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar directly listened to the problems of people. DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed, SP (Saddar) Sarfaraz Ahmed Virk and office bearer of traders’ community were also present while citizens from various walks of life participated in thise-kutchry’ and the proceedings of this ‘e-kutchery’ went on air at FM Radio 92.4 of Islamabad Traffic Police.
IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar listened to the problems of citizens in this ‘e-kutchery’ and assured to resolve public problems on merit and provide justice to people at their door step as per vision of Prime Minister of Pakistan. Mr. Aamir Zulfiqar said that Islamabad police is creating awareness among citizens to adopt precautionary measures and also doing its best to ensure protection to the lives and property of the citizens.
Islamabad Police Chief said that successful policing is not possible without cooperation of the citizens and he also thanked the philanthropists and volunteers who coordinated with police and ensured and help to the poor during this phase of COVID-19. He also thanked the citizens who attended the kuthcery and assured effective policing for their safety.
The participants of this `e-kutchery’ appreciated the role of Islamabad police in creating awareness among citizens against COVID-19 besides maintaining law and order and also ensuring fair distribution of ration to the deserving people with the help of philanthropists. They also lauded the front line role of Islamabad police in fight against COVID-19.
The IGP said that effective action is underway against drug pushers and land mafia and those involved in anti-social activities would not be spared. He also urged the traders’ community to ensure implementation on SOPs after easing of lockdown as the precautionary measures are the only solution to curb coronavirus.