Islamabad, February 22, 2021 (PPI-OT): SSP (Operations) Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanveer Sunday said that professional begging is a social evil which would be curbed and those backing the professional beggars would be dealt with an iron hands. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Qazi Jamil ur Rehman and DIG Operations Afzaal Ahmad Kausar had directed to launch special crackdown against professional beggars and their handlers with the purpose to curb this menace from the society.
Following these directions, SSP (Operations) directed all SPs to constitute special teams to ensure arrest of beggars’ handler and professional alm-seekers. He also ordered to initiate legal process after registering FIRs against the professional beggars. SSP (Operations) has said the crackdown against the professional alm-seekers should remain continue and strict action to be taken against those who force children and women and others to adopt the ugly business.
Special squads have been constituted by him to curb begging practice and performance of these squads would be reviewed on daily basis. He said this campaign against the professional alm-seekers will remain continue and strict action to be taken against those who force children and women to adopt the ugly business. SSP (Operations) has directed all police officials to ensure effective security in the city and enhanced checking around worship places. He asked to improve patrolling plans and maintain high vigilance against anti-social elements.
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