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Thursday May 23, 2024

Female officers to be now at front desks of police stations

By Our Correspondent
April 20, 2024
This photo shows women cops in Pakistans Sindh province. — Facebook/SSU Sindh Police/File
This photo shows women cops in Pakistan's Sindh province. — Facebook/SSU Sindh Police/File

In compliance with the instructions of SSP District East, Dr Farrukh Raza, female staff members have been stationed at the front desks of police stations and offices across District East.

Officials have disclosed that SP Jamshed Division, Alina Rajpar, is overseeing the comprehensive supervision of female staff assigned to the front desks of District East. Within District East, female staff members have been appointed as liaison duty officers, alongside the head office and duty officers, to provide direct assistance to female complainants.

These measures have been implemented by District East Police to offer improved assistance and enhance women's accessibility to police stations. They emphasised that this initiative by the District East Police will foster women's confidence in law enforcement and reduce crimes against them. The police aims to eradicate crime while also creating a safer environment for both complainants and women visiting police stations.

Suspect Arrested

In a separate development, an encounter between police and robbers occurred within Block-6 of Gulistan-e-Jauhar police station on Friday.

Police reported that, following the exchange of gunfire, one suspect was apprehended with injuries while the accomplice managed to flee. The apprehended suspect was identified as Yasir, also known as Golu or Maut. Illegal weapons, ammunition, and stolen items were seized from the arrested suspect's possession.

The injured suspect was transferred to a hospital for medical treatment. Formal legal proceedings were underway, and efforts to locate the fleeing accomplice were ongoing, including obtaining the criminal record of the arrested suspect. Further investigations are in progress.