May 1, 2021 at 6:03 pm
Chitral Times Report
PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan on Saturday paid surprise visits to Chamkani and Gharbi police stations of the provincial capital. The Chief Minister visited these police stations without any protocol and security escorts. He checked daily records of the police stations minutely, met with the detainees there and inquired about the behaviour of police with them. While expressing his displeasure on poor condition of cleanliness and out of order CCTV cameras in Gharbi police station, the Chief Minister directed the incharge of the police stations for necessary steps on urgent basis to improve cleanliness in the police station in one week time and warned him of strict action otherwise.
Taking notice of the out of order CCTV cameras, he issued directives to CCPO Peshawar to submit a detailed report regarding the CCTV cameras in all the police stations of the provincial capital. Regarding the messed up wiring and other electrical installations, he issued directives to the concerned authorities of police to take necessary steps on urgent basis to fix the issues. Similarly, the Chief Minister directed the incharge of Chamkani police stations to shift the confiscated vehicles (lawsuit properties) dumped therein to the central warehouse immediately.
During his visits the chief minister directed the police personnel to bring about positive change in their behaviour with the public and treatment with the detainees so that the public confidence in police system could be restored. He said that police was responsible for protecting the lives and properties of the public, and police should discharge its responsibility admirably. He added that the provincial government was committed to strengthen the police force and make it a public friendly force in the real sense. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister also reviewed the implementation of Corona SoPs in various places of the city.