IGP forms committee to oversee police health insurance

By Our Correspondent
June 25, 2024
Sindh Inspector General Police (IGP) Ghulam Nabi Memon chairs a meeting on March 25, 2024. — Screengrab via Facebook/Sindh Police

Sindh Inspector General of Police Ghulam Nabi Memon on Saturday presided over a meeting on health insurance of police personnel at the Central Police Office.


The meeting was attended by the additional IG welfare, DIGs of establishment and admin Karachi, AIG finance and AIG welfare Sindh. Officials said the participants of the meeting were given a briefing by the DIG establishment about the features, benefits and medical facilities available under the Police Health Insurance Policy.

The police chief ordered the constitution of a committee comprising the DIG finance, DIG establishment, divisional DIGs, AIG admin and AIG welfare to prepare a comprehensive report based on the facilities, and rules and regulations related to the health insurance facility.

Moreover, a report was submitted by the Hyderabad DIG which said that under the campaign against the use of fake and fancy number plates, police lights, sirens and tinted glasses, the Hyderabad police continued snap checking.

The report read that the Hyderabad police had registered cases against several suspects as part of their drive against the use of fake and fancy number plates, blue lights and government sirens and routers. They took action against fake and fancy number plates, tinted glasses, government sirens and routers in several vehicles during snap checking at various places, entry and exit points and major highways.

Acting on the orders of Hyderabad SSP Dr Farrukh Ali, cases were registered in various police stations of Hyderabad including Bhattai Nagar, A-Section, Fort, City, Sakhi Pir, B-Section and Makki Shah police stations.

The Hyderabad police registered 10 cases and 10 fake number plates, 331 fancy number plates and 10 vehicles were taken into police custody for violations of the law as a result of the snap checking drive.