Battagram gets first woman DPO.

BATTAGRAM -- Battagram got the first-ever woman district police officer here on Friday.

Sonia Shamroz, who earlier served as district police officer, Lower Chitral, was posted to Battagram.

Ms Shamroz, after taking charge of her office, visited the Battagram Police Lines, where a contingent of police gave her salute. Later, she visited the martyred monument and offered prayers.

During her meeting with DSPs, traffic in-charges and SHOs, Ms Shamroz asked them to dispense their duties without any fear and pressure.

She said that she was very clear about accountability within the force, adding officials delivering goods would receive appreciation and the negligent ones would face music.

She said that she would try her best to make the district crime-free, vowing to go after drug peddlers, timber mafia and other law breakers. She claimed that peaceful...

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