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Traffic police train eight women constables to ride motorcycles

By Our Correspondent
February 20, 2024

The Karachi Traffic Police, under the directive of Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Iqbal Dara, has provided training to eight women constables of the Karachi police in riding motorcycles.

Representational image of bikes. — APP/File
Representational image of bikes. — APP/File

Officials stated that senior-trained women police constables not only instructed the trained women on motorcycle operations but also equipped them with the skills to ride motorcycles proficiently.

Dara additionally issued motorcycle learning licences to women police constables who had completed comprehensive motorcycle training. He also awarded CS Seventy and cash awards to the female constables who demonstrated motorcycle proficiency. Meanwhile, he met with Deputy Consul General of Japan Nakagawa and Chief Security Officer Taniguchi Akira at his office.

During the meeting, Nakagawa expressed his satisfaction with the collaboration. As part of the visit, the DIG traffic accompanied the Japan Consulate delegation to the Traffic Monitoring Unit Room.

He highlighted the importance of the monitoring unit room in effectively managing traffic by utilising cameras to assess traffic conditions. In anticipation of traffic congestion, concerned officers promptly clear roads to ensure a smooth traffic flow. Moreover, body-worn cameras have been given to officers on duty in the field, enhancing accountability processes.