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Addl IG lays foundation of Special Branch regional office

By Our Correspondent
February 24, 2024

LAHORE:Additional IG Special Branch Zulfiqar Hameed laid the foundation stone for the construction work of Regional Office of Special Branch in LDA Housing Society.

In this photo, Additional IG Special Branch Zulfikar Hameed can be seen laying the foundation stone of the construction work of the Regional Office at LDA Housing Society. on February 23, 2024. — Facebook/Punjab Police Pakistan
In this photo, Additional IG Special Branch Zulfikar Hameed can be seen laying the foundation stone of the construction work of the Regional Office at LDA Housing Society. on February 23, 2024. — Facebook/Punjab Police Pakistan

Additional IG Special Branch said that seven kanal land was allocated for the project of Regional Office Special Branch in LDA Housing Society. He said that the Regional Office would be equipped with modern working facilities in the new four-storey building of the Special Branch. He said that due to its location being the closest to Lahore Ring Road and Ferozepur Road, access to the Regional Office would be easy. He said that the new regional office building is connected to sports complex, park, commercial and residential areas. He said that Rs395 million were approved for the construction of the new building of the Regional Office Special Branch.

Rs1.1m released for injured cops’ treatment

An additional amount of Rs1.1 million was released for the treatment of six police personnel who were injured during duty.

Injured Constable Rana Adnan Manzoor of Lahore police was given Rs250,000 for medical expenses. An injured Sub Inspector Zia Haq of CTD Rahim Yar Khan was given Rs3 lakh while an injured constable Muhammad Aleem of Elite Force Rajanpur was given Rs250,000 for medical treatment. Rawalpindi Ghazi Sub Inspector Aizaz Azim was given Rs2 lakh and the injured constable Amar Ahsan of Rahim Yar Khan was given Rs1 lakh for treatment.

Physical tests for hiring in Punjab police continues

In order to meet the shortage of personnel in the Punjab police, the physical tests and measurement of constables, lady constables, driver constables and traffic assistants are going on in the police lines of various districts, including Lahore. The spokesperson for Punjab police said that the physical tests of the candidates were being completed under the supervision of the senior officers involved in the recruitment board and those who fulfilled the rules and regulations would be made a part of the police force according to their merit. IG Punjab said that more than 11,000 jawans would be made part of the police force in phases.