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1,640 complaints addressed

AS many as 1,150 complaints have been redressed out of 1,640 received in the open courts of Inspector General of Police, Punjab, Tariq Saleem Dogar during the last month while the remaining complains are under process.

A meeting, chaired by the IGP, at the Central Police Office was informed about it on Sunday. The pace of action on the applications against police was reviewed while emphasis was laid to improve steps taken in this regard.

The meeting was informed that out of 1,640 complaints 30 percent were relating to abuse of power and misbehaviour with people, 20 percent for not registering cases while 50 percent were regarding defective and change of investigation and non-arrest of accused.

The IGP stressed prompt redress of people’s complaints and directed the field police officers to be in contact with the complainants through phone. He said the complaints should not be taken as routine matter and the police officials found involved in using delaying tactics and showing carelessness should be taken to task.

Source: The News

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