ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad police have decided to constitute security and vigilance committees in various residential areas of the federal capital to combat crime effectively.
The decision to this effect was made in a meeting headed by the Inspector General of Police Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan. The meeting was also attended by AIG ( Operations) Sultan Azam Temuri, SSP Asmat Ullah Junejo, all other zonal SPs, SDPOs and SHOs.
The SSP said that policing system is being revamped in Islamabad to effectively curb crime. He said that security and vigilance committees have been constituted after dividing the various areas of police stations into beats.
He said an officer of Assistant Sub Inspector rank has been appointed as beat officer who will ensure complete coordination with the members of these committees.
The IGP said such committees are very crucial for maintaining peace and notables of the society would be made members of these bodies and special cards would be issued to them.
He said those young persons wanted to join these security and vigilance committees would have to submit their bio data in respective police stations. He said women would also be given representation in these bodies who would have to submit their details at Women Police station.
He said that young persons would be given maximum representation in these committees who would point out the criminal and suspected elements after having a survey around them, adding that members of these bodies would continuously remain in touch with beat police officers.
He said capital city is divided into 87 beats where such committees are being established with the purpose to combat criminal or terror elements effectively.
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