RAWALPINDI – City Police Officer (CPO) Azhar Hameed Khokhar Friday directed DSP Saddar Circle and Station House Officer Police Station Chontra to arrest the Proclaimed Offenders (POs) or face departmental action.

The CPO issued these orders during an open court held at Papeen Bangla on Chakbeli Road, the area of PS Chontra to listen to public complaints against police injustice.

A large number of residents of the area attended the open katchehri and put a bundle of complaints before CPO against police injustice.

Taking strict action, CPO asked the police officers concerned to mitigate the public grievances immediately and submit a report with CPO Office in this regard.

Expressing his anger over poor performance of DSP Saddar Circle Chaudhry Ijaz and SHO PS Chontra Malik Yar Muhammad, the CPO directed both police officers to net POs or face departmental action. He also asked the police officers to constitute special police teams to track down the POs adding that extra police contingent and latest weapons would also be provided the police parties to overwhelm the anti-social elements.

On the other hand, officials of Police Station (PS) Pirwadhai raided at a brothel house and captured some 19 men and women busy in immoral activities.

According to details, Station House Officer PS Pirwadhai Raja Rasheed, on a tip-off raided a brothel house in Bangash Colony and apprehended 9 women and 7 men making marry with each other. Cases have been registered against all the accused, informed SHO Raja Rasheed, adding that further investigation was under way.