Islamabad - Senior Superintendent of Police Islamabad Sajid Kiani has directed all police officials to take strict action against those involved in drug peddling, encroachment and launch effective crackdown on street criminals in their respective areas.

He made these directions during `Open Katchery’ held at the Noon police station with the commitment to provide immediate justice to people after listening to their complaints. Open Katchery was held on the directions of Interior Minister Chuadhry Nisar Ali Khan.

The SSP listened to the problems of people and issued directions to immediately resolve them so that public can trust police and culture of friendly policing can be ensured as per prime objective of Islamabad police. The notables of the area, SDPO and SHO Noon police station also attended the katchery.

The people of the area complained about frequent theft of electricity transmission lines from the area and requested him to take steps to curb the trend. The SSP ordered officials to take effective steps to curb this practice. The residents also complained about street crime, presence of drug addicts in surroundings of Noon and encroachment.

The SSP ordered to resolve these problems on immediate basis and inform him about his progress on daily basis.

The SSP said that strict actions should be taken against those involved in drug peddling as well as street criminals. He directed for launching crackdown on drug pushers and register cases against those involved in such heinous crime. He said that effective policing is only possible through cooperation of public and trust between them would be enhanced by resolving their problems.