HAFIZABAD - Regional Police Officer Gujranwala M Amin Vance has advised the policemen to mend their ways and perform their duties honestly, efficiently and with dedication to restore public confidence in the Police.

After taking over charge of RPO Gujranwala Region, he promptly visited Hafizabad to abreast himself with the latest crime situation in the area. He said that it was bounden duty of the police to protect life, honour and property of the citizens and warned that negligent and lethargic attitude on their part would not be tolerated.

He took serious notice of rising trend of crimes in the area and advised the cops to improve their performance and bring positive and visible change for reviving the confidence of the masses.

Later, Haji Nasir of Ikhlaq Jewellers called on the newly-appointed RPO here and narrated the woeful episode of biggest burglary in the history of Hafizabad in his shop in the second week of January last and regretted that the police have failed to get any clue in this regard on yet. He appealed to the new RPO to resolve the mystery behind the organised burglary. The RPO assured him that all-out efforts would be made to arrest the bandits and to recover the booty. He directed the SHOs to take this burglary as challenge and make a through investigation to unearth the gang.