LAHORE  - Lahore DIG (Operations) Dr Haider Ashraf has said that the “open door policy” has brought every police officer who is serving in Lahore within the reach of an ordinary citizen. He also said that the visitors are allowed to meet any police officer without any reference, chit, or recommendation. Every police officer is now accessible to common man since the open door policy had been implemented on the orders of Lahore CCPO Muhammad Amin Wains in the police headquarters.

The DIG stated this while talking to a 23-member delegation of officers of 42nd batch of Common who are inducted in the police department as ASPs from the armed forces. SSP (Investigation) Rana Ayaz Saleem and SP Headquarters Omar Saeed were also present in the meeting held at the Police Lines on Wednesday.

Haider Ashraf further informed the delegation that the appointment of computer operators and admin officers in the police station had been yielding positive results. He also said that Special Police Emergency Response Units and Dolphin Force are also being set up in the provincial metropolis to hunt down the criminals. These projects would help police control crimes besides improving sense of security among the public.

10 cops punished

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LAHORE

SSP (Investigations) Rana Ayaz Saleem on Wednesday awarded punishments of different nature to 10 police investigators on different charges ranging from corruption to misuse of powers.

A police spokesperson said that the SSP awarded punishments to the policemen who appeared before him in person in the Orderly Room to respond to allegations leveled against them. Two police sub-inspectors Muhammad Farooq and Muhammad Nawaz were demoted to the rank of assistant sub-inspectors over negligence and misconduct.

Eight other policemen were also given punishments of different nature including reduction in pay, stoppage of annual increment, and censure.