LAHORE: Police department will continue its untiring efforts for maintaining law and order and combating terrorism in the country. Protection to the lives and wealth of the citizens is the prime duty of police force
These views were expressed by the CCPO Lahore Captain ® Amin Wains while talking to the LCCI Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa, Vice President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan and executive committee members here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Muhammad Ali Mian, Tahir Manzoor Chaudhry, Mian Abdul Razzaq, Khamis Saeed Butt, Zahid Maqsood Butt, Tahmina Saeed, Chaudhry Khadam Hussain, Tariq Mahmood and other members were present on the occasion.
CCPO said that police department is bravely fulfilling the responsibilities with full dedication and zeal. He said that policemen have given various sacrifices but did not allow anti-social elements and terrorists to play with the lives of innocent citizens. He said that suggestion of the business community will be welcomed as these will help formation of more effective policy. He said that people should avoid protest on roads as it gives opportunities to the terrorists to play havoc.
The LCCI Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa said that sacrifices made by policemen and other law enforcement agencies should be acknowledged as they had protected several lives by taking timely action and foiling the evil designs of the country’s enemies.
He further said that we lost brave officers Captain ® Syed Ahmad Mobeen, SSP Zahid Mahmood Gondal and many other precious lives in a tragic incident happened in February 2017 during the protest at Mall road. Business community pays rich tributes to these heroes.
He said that establishment of Dolphin Force is a good step that has reduced the street crimes. Its scope should be increased to get more benefits as its patrolling is restricted to specific areas. Amjad Ali Jawa said that encroachment and professional beggars at traffic signals are causing traffic problems and this should be eradicated at the earliest.
The LCCI SVP said that electronic traffic violation is a positive initiative and this will help improving traffic issues. He suggested that pictures of traffic signal and vehicles should also be shown along so that no one can object automatic challan system.
The LCCI Vice President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan said that violation of ban on protests and sit-ins at Mall Road should be tackled with iron hands as it is causing serious traffic problems and are also giving anti-social elements an opportunity to fulfill their ugly motives. He also called for activation of Citizen Police Liaison Committee.