KARACHI - Sindh Police has decided to install biometric system at all the police offices across the province in order to ensure attendance of cops.

Sindh Inspector General of Police Fayyaz Ahmed Leghari has directed to install the biometric system for attendance of police officers across the province and constituted a five-member committee comprising Director Information Technology Sindh Tabassum Abid, SSP Muhafiz Colonel (r) Wahid, AIG Establishment, AIG Administration and AIG Tele on the subject.

IGP has also directed to present the report within 15 days about the installation of biometric system at units and central levels. The IGP directed the committee to install biometric system initially at all training institutes, police headquarters, Sindh Reserve Police (SRP) offices and Rapid Response Force offices and in the second phase said system will be installed at police offices.

He directed officials to formally installed human resource software and maintained the date of police officers and personnel across the province. Lists of all employees of Muhafiz Force had already been compiled, while the installation of biometric system is in progress, officers informed IGP about the progress.

Meanwhile, over 230 police officers and personnel had got training of biometric system.

Meanwhile, Sindh High Court cancelling the illegal appointments in Special Education Department has summoned the Secretary Special Education on March 6.

A two-member bench of the SHC headed by Justice Faisal Arab resumed the hearing of the case on Tuesday.

Petitioner Sajjad Mastoi told the court that he was a grade 16 employee in the Special Educational Department and despite ban on appointments 350 persons have been employed in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur zone which was unlawful and unconstitutional.

The court adjourned the hearing till March 6 and summoned the Secretary Special Education.