IGP urges coordinated efforts to curb crimes


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KARACHI: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh AD Khawaja said on Thursday that the police should discharge their duties in close coordination among their ranks to ensure eradication of crimes.

While addressing the passing out parade of the Eaglet Course in Karachi, IGP said the police personnel should work hard to eliminate crimes so as to safeguard the life and property of people.

With reference to main crime incidents during last two months in the metropolis including the killing of Naqibullah Mehsud and Intazar, IGP said that the deceased were innocent citizens.

“The police personnel involved in the Naqeebullah murder case will be punished like common criminals,” he said. IGP further said that a comprehensive strategy to completely eliminate street crimes from Karachi was required.

“It is not possible a population of over 20 million people in the metropolis be possibly monitored through only 2,500 cameras,” he said, adding that the police force had managed to arrest 200 street criminals in the span of 15 days.