Lahore, August 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):Inspector General of Punjab Police Faisal Shahkar has directed Punjab Highway Patrol to wreak crack down on over speeding vehicles to prevent accidents. He said that PHP should ensure effective monitoring along with the establishment of new check posts on the highways.
IG Punjab Faisal Shahkar has said that the primary responsibility of the police is to protect the citizens on the highways and provide them with the best police services while traveling. He further said that the efficiency of PHP has to be improved to prevent crime on the roads and more resources will be provided to them for this purpose.
He expressed these views while chairing a meeting on the performance of Traffic Police and Punjab Highway Patrol at the Central Police Office. While giving instructions to the officers in the meeting, IG Punjab said that the traffic police will have to play their role fully to solve the traffic problems in the cities.
Awareness campaign should be conducted on one wheeling, use of helmet, violation of one way, wrong parking and use of black glasses. IG Punjab said that the traffic wardens and other officials performing duty on the roads in extreme heat and humidity are our real heroes.
He directed to solve the problems of traffic wardens on priority basis and said that the morale of traffic wardens will be enhanced by new recruitments in traffic police, promotion on merit and provision of better working environment. He further said that the traffic police is the best force which will be given special attention to improve its performance. He said that the dutiful and diligent officers and officials in police force will be encouraged at every level.
Faisal Shahkar while giving a special task to CTO Lahore to improve the flow of traffic during rush hours in the provincial capital Lahore said that additional wardens should be appointed to maintain the flow of traffic during rush hours in the city. Additional IGs Operations, Finance and Welfare, PHP, DIG PHP, DIG Traffic Punjab, CTO Lahore, SSP MT and other officers participated in the meeting.
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