ISLAMABAD – In a bid to bring the investigation of pending cases on fast track, higher authorities of Islamabad Police have constituted special squad to ensure arrest of proclaimed offenders who have been at large despite their involvement in crimes of various nature.

The decision to this effect was made by SSP Islamabad Muhammad Yousuf Malik while presiding over a meeting here Thursday. He said this special squad at Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) of Islamabad police is being constituted to ensure effective crackdown against criminals who have been at large. According to a press note issued by the office of SSP Islamabad, the meeting was attended among by SP (Saddar) Sajid Kiani, SP (City) Muhammad Ilyas, SP (Rural) Faisal Bashir Memon, SP Industrial Area Ishaq Warraich, SP (Investigation) Ch Liaqat Ali and all Sub-Divisional Police Officers (SDPOs). The SSP directed to accelerate the investigation process into cases of car theft, dacoity, kidnapping and resolve the pending cases on priority.

He said that all SDPOs should check the pace of investigation process and guide the investigation officers. He said those police officials responsible in delaying the registration of cases and doing sluggish investigation would not be spared and strict disciplinary action would be taken against them.

The SSP also directed police officials to take effective steps to control crime and adopt a professional as well as responsible attitude to mitigate the sufferings of the people. He ordered the police officials to ensure eight hours duty of policemen at pickets, brief them on regular basis and keep them alert to avoid any untoward incident.

He stressed for speedy disposal of cases and their investigation purely on merit. Policing is a service oriented job and every police official must serve the humanity with devotion,” the SSP maintained.

He reviewed the progress of all police officials and said that an effective strategy is vital to control crime. He directed to focus on resolving public complaints and take every possible step to provide maximum relief to citizens. The SSP said that Islamabad Police is determined to ensure protection to the lives and property of the citizens and no stone will be leave unturned to accomplish this responsibility.

He also directed all police officials performing duties at police stations to improve their performance and address the grievances of the masses on immediate basis following the merit to win the confidence and support of the people for cops’ department.