Lahore, March 05, 2023 (PPI-OT): Inspector General Police Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar has said that in order to protect the life and property of the people and to maintain the continuity of law and order, the areas of Katcha will be completely cleared of criminal elements, dangerous organized gangs and hardened criminals. He directed to accelerate targeted and combing operations against professional criminal’s gangs.
IG Punjab directed that justice should be ensured at the police station level and all possible practical measures have been taken for welfare of the police personnel. He reiterated that the officers and personnel of the police force posted in Katcha are our heroes. He expressed these views during his visits to Katcha Bhong area of Raheem Yar Khan and Rajanpur when he was meetings with police officers in Rahim Yar Khan.
Addressing a meeting along with Addl IG South Punjab Maqsood ul Hassan at DPO office Raheem Yar Khan, he said that the police force is using all its strength, resources and abilities to protect the lives and property of the people. He avowed that we are to fight against criminals and evil elements with the aim of protecting the people and making their lives and properties more secure.
He said that in order to maintain continuity of law and order established with immense hard work and dedication, combing and targeted operations are being speeded up for full-fledged elimination of organized criminal gangs from Katcha area so that the permanent peace in these areas can be materialised into a reality. Prior to it, RPO Bahawalpur Rai Babar Saeed and DPO Raheem Yar Khan Rizwan Umar Gondal gave a detailed briefing on situation of Katcha area.
Additional IG South Punjab Maqsood ul Hasan along with Additional IG CTD Waseem Siyal, Additional IG Special Branch Zulfiqar Hameed, DIG Operations Waqas Nazir, DIG IT Ahsan Younis, DIG Research and Development Zeeshan Asghar, RPO Bahawalpur Rai Babar Saeed, RPO Dera Ghazi Khan Sajjad Hasan, DPO Rahim Yar Khan Rizwan Umar Gondal and DPO Rajanpur Mehr Nasir Ali Siyal and other officers also participated in the meeting.
Meanwhile, Dr. Usman Anwar held a meeting with the SDPOs and SHOs of Rahim Yar Khan and asked them to ensure the provision of merit, justice and all possible facilities to the public, timely registration of cases and focus on merit at police station level. IG Punjab Police Dr. Usman Anwar encouraged the police officers and SHOs who performed outstandingly in Katcha with awards, later he reached Katcha Bhong along with Additional IG South Punjab Maqsood ul Hasan and other officers.
Where RPO Bahawalpur Rai Babar Saeed and DPO Rizwan Umar Gondal and ASP Bhong Shahzeb Chachar gave him a detailed briefing on the overall situation in Katcha upon which he reviewed the regional situation in Katcha.
After meeting with the police officers and officials posted in Katcha, he encouraged them and said that the police force deployed in Katcha will continue to be provided with all the resources for operational activities in order to protect the life and property of the people in Katcha against dacoits.
He said that police officers and jawans are our heroes who are fighting against dacoits in Katcha area and facilities and welfare of police officers and jawans will be improved on preferential basis. Every officer and Jawan of brave police force deployed in Katcha area has a key role in maintaining law and order. He also distributed awards to police officers and jawans who performed well.
IG Punjab Police Dr. Usman Anwar especially praised the courage and bravery of Constable Amir Abbas who was injured during the police encounter in Katcha Machhka. Additional IG South Punjab, Additional IG CTD, Additional IG Special Branch and other officers were also present during the visit of IG Punjab Police Dr. Usman Anwar to Katcha Bhong.
Later IG Punjab reached Katcha Rajanpur where he was briefed by RPO DG Khan Sajjad Hasan and DPO Rajanpur Mehr Nasir Ali Siyal about Katcha. After meeting the police officers and jawans posted at Jeevan MOR Chowki in Rajan Pur, IG Punjab encouraged them and announced to give first class certificates to the posted officials.
For more information, contact:
Punjab Police Computer Bureau,
5th Floor, Central Police Office (CPO),
Tel: +92-42-99213019, +92-42-99213013