34 police officers appointed to monitor security of schools, colleges

ISLAMABAD: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Operation, Sultan Azam Tamuri on Sunday said that 34 officers at DSP and Inspector level had been appointed for security purpose of schools and colleges in the capital.

He said this during a briefing session for security and vigilance committees.  Inspector General of Islamabad Police, Tahir Alam Khan chaired a meeting held for briefing of security and vigilance committees comprising residents of the capital.

He said these officers would also visit schools and colleges on daily basis to give lecture on security to students and teachers.

These committees have been constituted under the direction of Interior Minister to give foolproof security in Islamabad.

Officers of intelligence agencies gave a detailed briefing to members of the security and vigilance committees.

IG Operations Islamabad, Sultan Azam Tamuri, SSP Islamabad Mir Wais Niaz , members of security agencies and media representatives also participated in the training and briefing session.

Speaking on the occasion, IGP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan said that federal government had decided to setup security and vigilance committees to cope with terrorism and other crimes.

He said that so far names of 1600 residents had been finalized out of total 2700 applicants, adding police cards would be issued to these selected persons after complete verifications.

He said that 99 Assistant Sub Inspectors were also appointed for the liaison purpose with these committees.

The information gathered by these committees would be passed on these ASIs and other top police officials through SMS and mobile.

He expressed satisfaction over the enthusiastic response and interested shown by citizen particularly youth desiring to become member of these committees.

He said security could only be improved by active participating of people from all walks of life.

Source: APP