Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to take measures for early implementation of action plan of Alternate Dispute Resolution which would facilitate masses of the country.
He was chairing a meeting in Lahore to review law and order situation in the province and performance of Punjab police and review reforms and performance of Punjab Police.
Imran Khan directed police department to take measures to provide immediate justice to the people and take steps to nab criminal elements involved in big crimes.
Briefing the newsmen about meeting, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar says that concrete measures are being taken to change Thana Culture as facilities are being provided to Police.
He said that reforms are also being brought to improve conditions in Jails as well. He said that some time is needed to change seventy years old Police systems.
On the occasion, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed the IGP Punjab to address the rising cases of child-abuse, pornography and rape in the province.
Chairing a meeting regarding 'Police Reforms in Punjab' here at the Chief Minister's Office, the prime minister asked the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Capt (r) Arif Nawaz Khan to take strong measures and control such crimes in the shortest possible time, she told the media.
The IGP briefed the prime minister on the reforms being introduced in the Punjab Police to improve its image and performance.
Flanked by Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Khan Buzdar, Dr Firdous said the prime minister desired to adopt international the best practices available to improve the performance of police in the province.
He also wanted to check any exploitation of women at police stations and directed to give due respect to then as per social and religious values, she added. Waseem/Athar/Abid
Source: Radio Pakistan
Category: Legal & Politics