KARACHI: Shahid Nadeem Baluch has assumed the charge as the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh, Geo News reported.
Spokesman of the Sindh police, SSP Shaukat Imran made an announcement to this effect here on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the newly inducted IGP, Sindh, ordered the police force to tighten the noose around notorious criminals with the sole aim to secure the lives and properties of the people and to establish peace in the society.
He said this after assuming the office of IGP Sindh on Sunday.
According to a statement issued here he had studied law at Harvard University and holds an LLB degree.
He started his police service as ASP from Islamabad and served Sindh Province as Additional SP, South District, PSO to Chief Minister Sindh, SSP of Central, Malir, East/ West Districts/ AIGP Crimes and AIGP Finance at Central Police Office.
He also remained posted in FIA as Director and Director Intellectual Property Rights and Cyber Crimes.
Before being appointed as IGP Sindh he was serving as Director-
General, Coordination Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).
The statement further pointed out that in his first command letter to all police ranks, the IGP stressed upon adopting all positive steps for restoring public confidence in police besides ensuring early implementation on various police-public friendly policies and
He emphasized the significance of the Community Policing and directed police to adopt good moral ethics and police code of conduct for enhancing police-public cooperation and fostering mutual trust.
IGP also issued directive to all police personnel to take effective steps to control crimes and adopt a professional as well as responsible attitude.
"Collection of criminal intelligence system has to be reorganized
efficiently at the police stations, Districts and Police Ranges.
Timely information provides an impetus to the crime fighting efforts",