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March 13, 2018

‘26 new checkpoints to check highway robberies’

Lahore

March 13, 2018

LAHORE: Punjab Highway Patrol Addl IG Amjad Javed Saleemi has said 26 new checkpoints are being made operational in different districts of the province in current month by which 900-km roads will be secured for safe journey of public and it will reduce highway robberies by eliminating criminals.

He added Punjab Highway Patrol has checked 800,000 motorcycles during campaign against unregistered and without number bearing vehicles and also these vehicles have been got registered while plantation on check posts by campaign of Green Highway have been boosted up and campaign against encroachments have also been speeded up.

He expressed these views while addressing a session of officers. A comparative progress of February was assessed. In this session, Addl IG Amjad Javed Saleemi has been told that Punjab highway patrol annual report of 2017 has been issued by which considerable progress has been observed in the report. The report reads that patrolling police has performed 500 times more than previous years.

Progress has been shown besides old vehicles of patrolling police just due to best strategies of highway police. Addl IG Amjad Javed Saleemi said over Rs 10 million have been issued for repairing of patrolling posts in all districts of province and all SPs have been directed to supervise the construction of posts personally. He directed officers to conduct refresher and training courses for personnel for enhancing their capability and efficiency under their supervision and show cause notice shall be issued to personnel who twice fail in fitness test.

He said that use of multimedia lectures on public spots for awareness of traffic laws, road safety, and self defence should be ensured at any cost so that public may get maximum advantages from these steps.

HOUSES GIVEN TO FAMILIES OF MARTYRED COPS: Police continue its help for the families of martyrs, diseased and regular police officials through Welfare Eye SMS service on medical ground and house keys have been handed over to the families of Constable Ali Raza, Constable Ghulam Murtaza and Constable Muhammad Azam martyrs. A ceremony was held at CCPO office to distribute house keys among the families of martyrs Constable Ali Raza, Constable Ghulam Murtaza and Constable Muhammad Azam who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

On this occasion, SSP Admin Rana Ayaz Saleem has said officials of Lahore Police are our asset and Lahore Police appreciate their services and will never let their families become alone. He directed the staff of Welfare Eye to keep in touch with wives of police officials and ensure their every guidance and help.

This is very important thing that financial assistance cases of police officials are being completed in very short time through Welfare Eye SMS service and payments being ensured on times.

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