Tug of war: Centre, Punjab conflict over CCPO transfer intensifies
Punjab Chief Minister Pervez Elahi patted Lahore CCPO Ghulam Dogar on the back and refused to comply with the orders of the federal government to resign from his post. – Screen grab
Elahi’s expression of indignation at the registration of a case against Javed Latif
Commitment to increase residential facilities for officers in government officers residences.
Kudos to police officers and other officials for maintaining law and order.
The dispute between the center and the provincial government over the transfer of the Lahore Central City Police Officer (CCPO) escalated when Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Pervez Elahi clarified that it is illegal to transfer any Punjab officer without the consent of the provincial government. cannot be removed automatically.
He said this while addressing a police conference at the Durbar Hall of the Civil Secretariat on Wednesday, a day after Lahore. CCPO Ghulam Mahmood Dogar was asked to relinquish his charge. federal government, News Reported
Sources say that the PML-N government was angry over the registration of a case against its MNA Javed Latif, for which the CCPO was held responsible. However, the Chief Minister has asked the CCPO to continue the work.
The Chief Minister said that the Punjab government can stop the officers constitutionally and legally keeping in mind the public interest.
“We will increase the residential facilities for officers in the Government Officers’ Residence (GOR). The size of the residences in the GOR will be reduced to apartments as there are eight kanal residences in the GOR. 150 police patrol posts will be set up and Special Police Force will be given special pay package in rural areas.
He said bunkers would be built in rural areas and the government would provide bullet-proof vehicles, bullet-proof jackets and special trackers in police vehicles.
Moreover, CM The divine He revealed that police officers with law degrees will be made investigating officers as it is a shame to lose a case to the police due to weak investigation. He said that the government is providing new vehicles to the police. He further said that three copies of the FIR should be sent to the concerned CM Monitoring Cell, DIG and SSP for monitoring.
The Chief Minister further said that the government is considering setting up a force comprising retired army commandos for the rural areas and its aim is to provide support and relief to the police personnel.
Elahi said that the common man should be given prompt justice in the police stations and said that it is the duty of the police to redress the grievances of every petitioner without discrimination. He asserted that when the common man’s attitude towards the police changes, only then will the police culture change. He said that the investigation process should be made better and more efficient so that criminals cannot escape punishment.
Elahi paid tribute to police officers and other officials for maintaining law and order during Muharram. He said that he personally supervises the peace and order arrangements on the occasion of Hazrat Imam Hussain’s Chehlam. He appreciated the DPOs of Rahimyar Khan and Rajanpur for taking action against the criminals.
Meanwhile, Punjab Home Minister Hashim Dogar said that the proposal to give houses to police officers and staff members on lenient terms will be reviewed.
Inspector General of Police Faisal Shahkar praised the Chief Minister for solving the problems of police personnel. He assured that the police will leave no stone unturned to protect the lives and property of the people.
Additional IGP South Punjab said that we will live up to the trust of the Chief Minister.
Former federal minister Monis Elahi also participated in the conference. Chief Secretary Abdullah Sambal, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Muhammad Khan Bhatti, Inspector General Police Faisal Shahkar, Additional Chief Secretary Interior Asadullah Khan, Additional IGPs, DIGs, RPOs and CCPO Lahore participated in the conference. While all CCPOs and DPOs of Punjab participated in the conference. Video link. The police officers gave their suggestions to improve the law and order situation in the province.
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