Islamabad police create more than 100 vigilance points to curb crime

SocialIslamabad police create more than 100 vigilance points to curb crime

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Islamabad police have created more than 100 vigilance points to control crime in the city with focus to curb car snatching, street crime and theft incidents.

At these points, 63 vehicles have been deployed to keep an eye over suspicious persons and vehicles to curb the crime and criminal activities.

These vigilance points are working in various timings in the city and their locations can be changed in various timings, police source told APP here on Tuesday.

He said that some police pickets have been also erected in various areas of the city which will work round the clock. He said exit and entry points of Islamabad will be also cordoned off randomly along with other places at different venues and times.

In order to prevent street crime within the ICT, he said Interior Ministry has directed Islamabad police to adopt pro-active policy. He said patrolling system within ICT has been revamped and 15 Falcons and 16 pairs of Eagle Motorcycle along with 06 commando vehicles have been deployed which are working in three shifts for surveillance and Crimes prevention.

Besides SHO’s of all Police Stations within ICT have been strictly directed to utilize their mobiles as well as staff from Rescue-15 to curb this menace.

Police source said that federal Capital has been divided into 44 beats and experienced officers have been deputed in each beat to watch the activities of suspects. One Falcon (Vehicle) has been divided for patrolling in each beat, he added.

He said it has been also planned to active around 46 Community Police Centre (CPC) within Islamabad and one Sub-Inspector will be deployed at each CP Centre to receive the complaints by the general public and to initiate an immediate action to save the public from inconvenience.

He said number of surveys have been carried out within ICT to ascertain the population dwelling in Kachi Abadies to further improve law & Order situation in the Federal Capital.

The source said that previous convicts are also being checked frequently by the ICT Police through physical checking as well as through informers. The attention of public is also invited to co-operate with police by disclosing the names of suspicious persons to Police. Leaflets and pamphlets are distributed for educating the inhabitants of the capital city.

In addition, a contingency Plan has been chalked out and the ICT Police officers are being specially trained to counter terrorism. Exchange of secret information and intelligence is being ensured to prevent and combat the crime/criminals.

Source: APP

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