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‘Political hirings in Punjab police had been carried out on the expense of individuals,’ says PM Imran Khan

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  • Prime Minister Imran Khan says officers who impede justice needs to be strictly punished
  • Says plenty of arduous work is required to enhance Punjab police’s picture
  • Says that individuals might be happy with police solely when authorities deal with everybody equally in response to the regulation

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan stated Friday the Punjab police wants enchancment and that “political hirings” prior to now have adversely impacted individuals throughout Pakistan.

Talking at a gathering attended by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and Adviser to the Prime Minister on Accountability and Inside Barrister Mirza Shahzad Akbar, the premier underlined that strict punishments needs to be meted to these officers who impede justice.

The Punjab police’s picture needs to be improved and plenty of arduous work is required for that, PM Imran Khan instructed members of the assembly, whereby reforms and efficiency of the power had been mentioned.

All appointments within the province needs to be made solely on the idea of benefit and efficiency, he added.

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“All resources should be utilised to ensure the safety of life and property of the people,” he underscored.

“In the past, political recruitments were made in the police at the expense of the people,” he stated, noting that neither was anybody above the regulation nor ought to the police think about any political affect for recruitment.

PM Imran Khan additional stated that individuals might be happy with the police solely when the authorities deal with everybody equally in response to the regulation.

“Police officers should use [the latest] technology to eliminate crime and inspectors-general (IGs) of police should visit the police stations,” he said.

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The affect of appointing trustworthy officers to key positions extends to the grassroots, the premier defined, including that merit-based appointments “make real access to justice possible”.

“If the law catches big criminals, there will be a lesson for the petty ones,” he stated, directing for full motion to be taken towards the land-grabbing mafia.

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Through the assembly, Punjab IGP Inam Ghani briefed the prime minister, who expressed satisfaction over the performances of the provincial chief secretary and prime cop.

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Ghani additionally apprised the premier on monetary autonomy of the police stations in Punjab, saying the proposed recommendations concerning the reconciliation council’s methodologies had been submitted to CM Buzdar.

In a press convention later, Particular Assistant to the Punjab Chief Minister on Data, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan stated PM Imran Khan praised the police for cracking down on the land-grabbing mafia.

“A list of arrested criminals was presented to the prime minister,” Dr Awan added.

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