RAMZAN CHANDIO KARACHI At least 42 police officers/officials are deputed for security of Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Karachi. In a document, which is likely to be shared with lawmakers of Sindh Assembly during question-hour today (Thursday), the Home Department, Government of Sindh, informed said that over three dozen police officers/officials including 11 head constables are deputed for security of police chief of Karachi. The Department said that 36 police officers/policemen including one escort, 7 head constables and 28 police constables are deputed for security of Inspector General of Sindh (provincial police chief). Home Minister Sindh, Dr Zulfiqar Mirza, will share the information and reply the questions of the lawmakers of provincial legislature during question-hour today. The lawmakers had submitted different nature of questions pertaining to affairs of Home Department, which included in business of assembly today (January 20). To a question, the Home Department replied that a total of 1666 (1492 two wheelers and 174 four wheelers) unclaimed and theft vehicles recovered and were deposited at Nazarat, Karachi for auction. Out of which, 87 two wheelers and 100 four wheelers have been handed-over to owners, department disclosed. Home Department further said that in first phase of auctioning, total 356 vehicles (274 two wheelers and 109 four wheelers) were auctioned during September 28 to November 1st, 2010, while as a result of auction, department had earned over Rs63.439 million, which were deposited in Government treasury. The second phase is scheduled to be held on January 19 to 22, 2011, in which remaining 1180 vehicles (1100 two wheelers and 80 four wheelers) would be auctioned, Home Department said. In another reply, the Home Department said that as per orders of Supreme Court of Pakistan, all the vehicles which were under the use of officers/officials of Intelligence Agencies, Sindh Police and Home Department have been returned and deposited with Central Nazarat Pool Karachi. Presently, no vehicle is in personal use of Intelligence Agencies, Police and Home Department. The document further said that an Anti-Honour Killing Cell has been established in Sindh police, which is currently functioning in Sukkur region with the assistance of UNDP. To another query, the Home Department in its written reply has said that provincial government intends enhance the medical facilities for prisoners in jails, besides, up-gradation of jail hospitals including establishment of Mini-Operation theatres and laboratories in Sindh jails is in process. The Planning and Development Department will implement the scheme under Access to Justice Programme, while an amount of Rs30 million has been earmarked for this purpose, department added. The Home Department said that the computerised driving licences do not confirm with the format prescribed in the Motor Vehicle Ordinance.