Lahore: In order to eliminate the crimes from the society and smashing the most hardened Proclaimed Offenders, Police officers/officials should stop the practice of hiding and minimizing the nature of crimes.
This was stated by Inspector General of Police Punjab Javed Iqbal while addressing the police officers/officials participated in head money distribution ceremony held at Police Headquarters, Punjab here today.
On this occasion SSP Monitoring Umar Akhtar Hayyat Lalika briefed the IGP that investigation Punjab has started the process of head money on the arrest / killed of POs in 2007. In this connection first time in 2008 Black Book was published after getting the details of POs throughout the province.
IGP was further told that Investigation branch Punjab requested the Punjab Government to fix Rs. 17 Cror 66 lac, 50 thousand as head money for 576 POs. Consequently police officers/officials of various districts have arrested 309 POs up till now for which Rs. 10 crore 45 lac 50 thousands had been fixed as head money and among this Rs. 6 crore, 97 lac, 50 thousand have been distributed.
In today’s ceremony an amount of Rs. 26 lac was distributed among 45 police officers/officials of six districts whereas 03 police officials were given appreciation letters and two informers have also been awarded cash.
On the invitation of Punjab Police Chief the Addl. IG Investigation Punjab Azam Joyia addressed to the participants. He stressed upon the police officers/officials to continue the serving policy of the public so that the image of the police could be restored among the people. IGP Javed Iqbal distributed the cash reward among the police officers/officials and appreciated the services of all police officers/officials who got the cash award.
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