IG Punjab directs to accelerate crackdown against criminals involved in attacks on police teams.

LAHORE -- Inspector General Police Punjab Aamir Zulfiqar Khan has directed to accelerate massive crackdown under zero tolerance against terrorists and criminals involved in attacks on police teams.

He issued these instructions on Saturday, while presiding over a high-level meeting at the RPO office DG Khan. IG Punjab was informed about the preliminary investigation of the terrorist attack on the police post in Taunsa Sharif.

IG Punjab emphasised upon taking terrorists as well as their facilitators to their ultimate end . He directed to increase the number of personnel at police check posts in border area and expert snipers should also be deputed along with modern resources.

IG Punjab ordered DIG Admin and Establishment South Punjab Muhammad Saleem to send detailed inquiry report of Taunsa Sharif incident to CPO within 24 hours. He said that there should be no delay in taking action against those responsible for negligence while conducting an inquiry from all aspects of the incident. IG Punjab directed that the Additional IG South Punjab should personally monitor the police operations in sensitive areas including Kacha area and reports of search and combing operations should be sent to the Central Police Office on a daily basis.

IG Punjab said that in order to further strengthen the rule of law in Kacha area, full fledged operations should be conducted against organised criminal gangs. Police teams should increase patrolling in sensitive areas while supervisory officers should monitor the operations themselves. Aamir Zulfiqar Khan directed that more resources, modern weapons and additional personnel will be provided to the police teams for the operation against the anti-social elements.

IG Punjab said that coordination and information sharing with Sindh and Balochistan police should be improved to end movement of criminals. Additional IGs South Punjab, Special Branch, CTD, RPO DG Khan, DIG Operations Punjab, DPO DG Khan and other officers participated in the meeting.

Earlier, IG...

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