IGP directs PHP to take action against violations on highways.

LAHORE -- Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab Faisal Shahkar on Monday said that the morale of the officials had been increased by equalizing the allowance of the Punjab Highway Petrol force with Punjab Police by the Chief Minister of Punjab.

He said that the provision of new patrolling vehicles and modern resources would significantly improve the efficiency of PHP, while the establishment of new check posts would increase patrolling on the highways and further reduce highway crime.

The IG Punjab directed that the PHP teams should perform their duties more diligently in order to prevent accidents on the roads and no exception should be taken in action on violations of other laws including over speeding and illegal number plates.

Faisal Shahkar directed that the inspection and performance of the river check posts in different districts of the province should be monitored regularly, and said the patrolling process on motor boats should also be continued.

He said that Punjab Highway Patrol teams should remain alert to protect people's lives and property, prevent accidents and ensure smooth flow of traffic on all highways.

He said that preferential steps should be taken to serve and guide the citizens in their respective beat areas as a first...

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