LAHORE  -  Inspector General of Punjab (IGP), Police, Inam Ghani commended the officers and personnel of Punjab Police for ensuring the best security arrangements in the province including Lahore on the occasion of Chehlum of  Hazrat Imam Hussain and Urs of  Hazrat Data Ali Hajwary (RA). 

Recognizing the duty, the police force has performed security duties on both the important occasions and they are rightly commended. 

In his wireless message to the force, he said that in majalis and processions, while performing security duties of devotees coming from all over the country on the occasion of Hazrat Data Ali Hajwary’s Urs in Lahore proved that Punjab Police is fully capable of tackling every challenge despite difficult situations or any  trouble cannot stand in the way of Punjab Police’s determination and stability. 

He further said that all the police forces from constables to senior officers including Elite, Punjab Highway Patrol, PC, Dolphin, Peru and Traffic Police deserve congratulations while despite the threats of corona, officers and personnel are passionate.

IG Punjab further said that he hoped that the police force would continue to perform its duties with the same spirit in the future as well and would do its utmost to maintain law and order in the province.  We will keep up and improve the relationship between the police and the public by providing the best public service delivery.

Lahore Police arrest 396 beggars during last month

The Lahore Operations Wing arrested 396 beggars and registered 201 cases against them in different police stations of the provincial capital during the last month.

As per details, 64 beggars were arrested by City Division Police, 102 beggars by Civil Lines Division, 54 Model Town Division, 67 by Iqbal Town Division, 35 by Cantonment Division while 74  by Sadar Division. The arrested beggars are comprised of 155 men, 239 women and two transgenders.

During drive against begging on highways, the police handed over 109 children who were begging on highways over to Child Protection Bureau. 

DIG Operations Ashfaq Khan said that joined teams of police and Child Protection Bureau were taking actions against beggars. 

The DIG Operations said that joined teams of police and Child Protection Bureau were taking actions against beggars. He directed the SPs to speed up campaign against beggars in their respective areas.