KP CM directs LEAs to pay special attention to incidents of crimes, terrorism.

PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan Tuesday directed the police and other law enforcing agencies to pay special attention to incidents of crimes besides the incidents of terrorism in the province.

He issued these directives while presiding over a high level meeting to review law and order situation in the province here.

Chief Secretary Dr. Kazim Niaz, Inspector General Police Muazzam Jah Ansari, divisional commissioners, Regional Police Officers and high ups of other law enforcing agencies attended the meeting.

The meeting deliberated upon various matters related to law and order situation and reviewed implementation status of the decisions taken in the last meeting to this effect.

The forum was given a detail briefing about the latest law and order situation, initiatives taken so far by the police and administration to maintain law and order, possible impact of emerging situation in neighboring country Afghanistan on law and order situation of the province and preparations of police and other law enforcing agencies to effectively deal with the situation.

The chief minister expressed concerns over the incidents occurred recently in district Dir Lower and Upper which claimed precious human lives and added such incidents were highly condemnable and against the Pashtoon traditions.

He directed the quarters concerned to chalk out an effective mechanism in order to contain such incidents in the future and to ensure that no one carries weapons to the jirgas, Janazagah and other such public gatherings.

Earlier, the meeting was informed that operations were underway against miscreants and criminal elements across the province adding that a total of 2631 cases were registered in actions under National Action Plan during the last 35 days and 6133 illegal weapons were confiscated.

Similarly, 250 cases were registered against land mafia and 2695...

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