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UN office hands armoured vehicles to police

By Bureau report
June 22, 2021

PESHAWAR: A ceremony was held at the Central Police Office on Monday in which the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) handed over 20 B6 level armoured pick-ups to the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of KP police for combating terrorism in the merged districts.

It is worth mentioning that an agreement was signed with UNODC for armouring of 20 CTD pick-ups to combat terrorism in the merged districts and ensure the safety of officers.Speaking on the occasion, KP Inspector General of Police Moazzam Jah Ansari talked of the challenges confronting the KP police and the steps being taken for effective policing and capacity-building of the police in the merged districts, He said the CTD units had been operationalized in addition to training of 17,000 Levies and Khassadars by the Pak Army.

The provincial police chief said that all available resources were being utilized for the capacity-building of the cops to enable them to maintain peace in the tribal districts.The members of the delegation appreciated the sacrifices rendered by the KP police in the war against terror as well as the steps taken for improved policing in the erstwhile Fata.

The IGP thanked the delegation for the valuable contribution in the capacity-building of the CTD police. The delegation assured full support in enhancing the technical and professional capacity of the police.