Police station heads told to improve performance

By Uzma Zafar

ISLAMABAD: DIG Operations Islamabad Waqar-Ud-din Syed on Friday directed heads of all police stations to improve performance and accelerate efforts for effective policing in the city. He stated this while addressing a meeting held following directions of IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar khan to review the performance SHOs. SSP CTD Dr.Syed Mustafa Tanveer, SP Investigation Malik Naeem Iqbal, SP City Omer Khan, SP Saddar Sarfaraz Virk, SP Industrial Area Zubair Ahmed Sheikh, SP Rural Farooq Amajd Buta, all SDPOs and SHOs were present at the occasion.
DIG Operations Waqar-ud-Din Syed reviewed performance of police officials during the past 45 days and suspended three SHOs over performance issues which included SHOs of PS Ramana, PS Sabzi Mandi and PS Shehzad Town. He also warned of showcause notices to SHOs of all four police stations including PS Kohsar, PS Golra, PS Tarnol and PS Industrial Area.
He directed to constitute special teams for arrest of proclaimed offenders and evolve effective strategy to counter criminal elements and ensure strict patrolling in their respective areas. He also gave deadline of 15 days to all police officers to ensure effective policing and said those would continue to serve at police stations showing good performance. Those not showing satisfactory performance to other divisions and no laxity would be tolerated, he added.
DIG Operations said that accountability process would continue and those showing good performance would be rewarded. He also directed for effective crackdown and operation in the city against drug pushers, bootleggers, proclaimed offenders, court absconders and professional alm-seekers. He also asked to improve security measures around banks and effective patrolling measures to be ensured in the city. He asked to keep reviewing progress of investigation officers and conduct checking of bikes and vehicles driven without documents.