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April 11, 2019

63 percent abduction cases found fake, says DIG


April 11, 2019

LAHORE: DIG Operations Muhammad Waqas Nazir has said that increase has been seen in the trend of filing fake cases of abduction and kidnapping of women, men and children for the last few days in the provincial capital.

According to data, 3,299 cases were registered on the allegation of kidnapping during last year. Around 63 per cent cases, 2082 cases, proved to be fake and were closed. It was found out that in most of the cases of kidnapping the “victims” had gone from their homes on their own will and later returned or were found residing with their close relatives. Fake cases were registered to achieve the vested interests or to take revenge from their opponents.

CCPO: A diplomatic delegation from the Spanish Embassy in Islamabad led by envoy Franciscan Lopes called on Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) B.A. Nasir here on Wednesday and discussed bilateral issues and matters relating to policing.

Attaché of Home Affairs of Spanish Embassy Ruben Zancada Padilla was also present. During the meeting, use of best practices and learning from the each other’s experience in policing also came under discussion.

B.A. Nasir said emphasised the need for furthering mutual cooperation in the field of policing, particularly community-oriented policing. He said despite lack of resources, Lahore police were trying their best to maintain law and order. He also informed the delegation about the different initiatives taken by Lahore police.

Franciscan Lopes noted that Lahore police were performing their duties in a positive way. “Pakistan and Spain should find out more possibilities for enhancing corporation in the field of policing and law enforcement,” said the Spanish diplomat.

Ombudsman: Punjab Ombudsman has decided a complaint of harassment at workplace against a clerk of the education department. The clerk has been awarded a penalty of compulsory retirement over the complaint of sexual harassment lodged by a headmistress of a government school.

The complainant had alleged that the said clerk had been sending him objectionable pictures and videos. The harasser was resorted to sexual harassment by way of his conduct and had also misused his authority in retaliation against the complainant with the support of authorities at the district level by continuous unwarranted interference in complainant's administrative work. After the investigation, the allegations proved to be true against the harasser and a penalty was awarded to the accused by the ombudsman Punjab.

arrested: Following the directions of Punjab Highway Patrol Lahore Region SSP Mahmoodul Hassan, PHP teams arrested 24 proclaimed offenders and court absconders during the first week of April.

The police force also impounded 2,500 motorbikes for not having documents or having fake number plates. They seized 269 litre liquor, four kg chars. 10 pistols and one rifle. They also impounded 2500 motorbikes having fake number plates or without documents.

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