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February 13, 2020

14 vehicles impounded over verification issue


February 13, 2020

LAHORE:Lahore police's vehicle verification and tracking weekly report states that from February 1 to February 7, 496 suspicious vehicles were monitored with the help of Punjab Safe Cities Authorities’ cameras.

Sixty-nine suspicious vehicles were impounded for verification. According to a spokesman for Lahore police, 55 vehicles cleared after verification. Fourteen vehicles were impounded in police stations for further action.

FIRs were registered against two accused. During one week, AVLS and police recovered 10 stolen vehicles. Three wanted vehicles which were used in crime were seized. Meanwhile, AVLS seized 45 vehicles with fake number plates. CCPO Zulfiqar Hameed has directed the vehicles to be handed over to the owners after completion of legal process.

DIG: DIG Operations Wing Lahore Rai Babar Saeed, in continuation of his inspections of police stations, visited Nishter Colony police station on Wednesday. Nishter Colony SHO Inspector Anjum Touqeer and other police officers were present on the occasion. Rai Babar Saeed inspected the lock-up, front desk, record room and other sections of the police station.

The DIG Operations met with the citizens who visited the front desk and asked them about the quality of facilities provided to them and the behaviour of the police station staff. He also talked with the under-trial accused prisoners in lock-up and got information regarding their nature of crime. He directed the police officers to make it their top priority to resolve the genuine issues of the citizens at the police station level. He warned them that strict departmental action would be taken against the officers responsible for any unnecessary delay or hurdle in registration of FIRs.

Meanwhile, he directed the staff of police stations to conduct joint patrolling and hold-ups in coordination with Dolphin Squad and Police Response Unit teams particularly on hot spots and crime pockets. He said that every complainant visiting police stations was VVIP and it was mandatory for police to give him/her due respect. He checked the attendance of the staff and cleanliness condition in the police station. He directed the officers and officials to behave politely with the citizens and complainants.

ACE: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE), Punjab, has issued its performance report of January. According to the report, ACE made a record recovery of more than 6 billion and 11 crore rupees. Out of the amount, around Rs11.2 million were of direct recovery, over 4 billion and 58 crore under the head of land recovery whereas more than 1 billion and 51 crore rupees were recovered under the head of indirect recovery. Furthermore, over Rs 5.3million were recovered under the head of relief/compromised amount. According to the report, ACE received 18,56 complaints in the month of January and it redressed 1,950 grievances, including previous complaints.

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