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Police use e-technology to address issues

May 14, 2020

Islamabad: Islamabad Police is making its best efforts to ensure effective policing despite ongoing phase of COVID-19 and its officials spearheaded by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan are endeavoring to promptly resolve public complaints and issues on merit as per vision of Prime Minister.

While ensuring social distancing is followed by the community members and police itself, Islamabad police is organising ‘e-kutcheries’ to listen the complaints of the people and resolve them on priority basis.

To reduce the risk involved in holding physical meetings at one place, Islamabad police organised ‘e-kutchery’ at office of SP (Saddar) and IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar directly listened to the problems of people. DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed, SP (Saddar) Sarfaraz Ahmed Virk and office bearer of traders’ community were also present while citizens from various walks of life participated in this ‘e-kutchery.’

This initiative of Islamabad police was also appreciated by Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umer through video link. The proceedings of this ‘e-kutchery’ went on FM Radio 92.4 of Islamabad Traffic Police.

IGP listened to the problems of citizens in this ‘e-kutchery’ and assured to resolve public problems on merit and provide justice to people at their door step as per vision of Prime Minister.

IGP said that successful policing is not possible without cooperation of the citizens and he also thanked the philanthropists and volunteers who coordinated with police and ensured and help to the poor during this phase of COVID-19. The participants of this ‘e-kutchery’ appreciated the role of Islamabad police in creating awareness among citizens against COVID-19 besides maintaining law and order and also ensuring fair distribution of ration to the deserving people with the help of philanthropists.