Punjab Inspector General of Police Khan Baig on Tuesday said police officials will help WAPDA and the SNGPL identify power and gas thieves in their respective jurisdictions.
Addressing his maiden Regional Police Officer (RPO) Conference at the Central Police Office (CPO) here, Baig said, “All station house officers (SHOs) will not only help WAPDA and the SNGPL identify electricity and gas thieves in their jurisdictions but will also take stern action against the thieves.”
He also said lawyers, witnesses and complainants must be provided foolproof security in the courts premises.
“Since the uncertainty regarding postings and transfers in the Police Department is over, all the officers must move into the field to fight crime and provide protection to the life and property of the public,” the Punjab IG said.
He said in addition to the Counterterrorism Department (CTD), the entire police force should be prepared to confront the challenge of terrorism in Punjab.
Punjab Additional IGP Saleem Bhatti, Punjab AddI IGP Training Mubarik Ali Athar, Rawalpindi RPO Shaikh Naseem-us-Zaman, R&D AddI IGP Rai Altaf Hussain, Gujranwala RPO Malik Khuda Bakhsh Awan, PHP AddI IGP Sohail Khan, Multan RPO Ali Amir Malik, Sheikhupura RPO Abu Bakar Khuda Bakhsh, Faisalabad RPO Javeed Islam, Sargodha RPO Muhammad Tahir, Bahawalpur RPO Farooq Mazhar, Sahiwal RPO Shahzad Sultan, DG Khan RPO Akhtar Umer Hayat Lalayka, Headquaters DIG Muhammad Amlish, Establishment DIG Amjad Javeed Saleemi, Lahore CCPO Muhammad Shafique, Lahore DIG Investigation Zulfiqar Hameed, and Lahore DIG Operations Tahir Rai were also present.