By Uzma Zafar
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police are committed to eliminate land grabbing mafia and drug peddling from the city. It was stated by the IGP Islamabad Muhammad Ahsan Younas while listening public complaints during khuli kacheri held at central police office. 29 citizens and police officials attended the khuli kachehri.
The IGP listened to the complaints of the citizens and directed concerned officers to resolve immediately and purely on merit. He said this while holding khuli kacheri in the Central police office to listen to the public as well as police official’s issues
He marked one application of a citizen against a police official for inquiry to the internal accountability unit. He also directed SHO Khanna to arrest the culprits nominated in FIR and send a progress report within 07 days to the Central Police Office.
While listening to police officials’ issues, the IGP granted Rs. 20,000 welfare for the education expense of a police official’s daughter.
The Islamabad police chief said that it is our prime responsibility to provide protection to the lives and property of the citizens and resolve their problems on priority. He said that citizens at `Open Court’ should be behaved in a respectful manner and their trust on the police department to be won through resolving their issues.
He said that interaction with people also ensures accountability of the policemen and they should address public complaints on merit by considering them their own issues adding that the positive image of policemen should be ensured before them through unbiased approach towards anyone.
The IGP hoped that interaction during `open kacheries’ would help to promote friendly policing.
Such interactions with citizens are aimed to promote community policing, resolve the issues of people at their door steps through merit and curb activities of anti-social elements, he added.