- Islamabad police chief appeals to the lots to keep away from making hoax calls as it could put somebody’s life in peril.
- Inspector-general directs 15 authorities to e-book frequent callers and proceed with authorized motion in opposition to them.
- “If we are sent to a hoax call, it means we’re not available when someone really needs our help,” regrets police chief.
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad police obtain roughly 2,700 faux calls every day, which is badly affecting the police response system, Inspector-Normal Qazi Jamilur Rehman mentioned Sunday.
The police chief appealed to the lots to keep away from making hoax calls as it could put somebody’s life in peril.
“If we are sent to a hoax call, it means we’re not available when someone really needs our help. It could be a matter of life or death,” the IG mentioned in an announcement.
He mentioned that police emergency division 15 performs an vital function in receiving and transmitting calls from the general public.
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Sadly, nevertheless, it receives roughly 2,700 faux calls every day that not solely waste the time of the operator however could trigger a delay in responding to an emergency scenario, he noticed.
The IG directed 15 authorities to e-book frequent callers and proceed with authorized motion in opposition to them.
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The Islamabad Visitors Police (ITP) have continued to embrace digital know-how by means of innovation to deal with public points, moreover bettering the efficiency of the pressure.
The division has taken a number of initiatives like issuance of good driving licenses, on-line appointment system, SMS alert service for the comfort of motorists, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Farrukh Rashid informed APP.
The deployment of speedy cameras at main thoroughfares within the metropolis has offered a big discount in visitors mishaps, he mentioned.
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A marketing campaign ”Safer Roads” was underway to examine numerous highway violations comparable to tinted glass papers, unauthorized quantity plates excessive beams and different highway violations.
ITP training wing was conducting consciousness campaigns on visitors legal guidelines time to time and distributing educating materials to sensitize the drivers, the SSP noticed.
In accordance with ITP knowledge accessible with APP, over Rs20 million advantageous was collected from drivers by issuing as many as 73,609 challans over numerous visitors violations through the ongoing yr.
Some 1,420 have been ticketed in opposition to over-speeding, 2,767 for tinted glasses, 566 for unlawful lights, 2,590 for lane violation, 8,816 for not utilizing a helmet and three,150 for not fastening their seat belt.
Equally, 1,831 folks have been fined for utilizing cellphones whereas driving, 737 over fallacious parking and three,136 have been charged for utilizing fancy quantity plates.