DG Rangers for joint task force of CPLC, Rangers to curb crimes

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Maj Gen Bi­lal Ak­bar, Di­rec­tor Gen­eral, Pak­istan Rangers - Sindh has sug­gested a joint CPLC and Rangers Spe­cial Task Cen­tre (RSTC) un­der which the two, keep­ing their iden­tity in­tact, may work to­gether closely to curb crime and help Karachi­ites live and work in a peace­ful en­vi­ron­ment.

Dur­ing his visit, along­with Ad­di­tional In­spec­tor Gen­eral of Po­lice (AIGP - Karachi), Mush­taq Me­har to Cit­i­zens - Po­lice Li­ai­son Com­mit­tee's (CPLC), Cen­tral Re­port­ing Cell, Sindh Gover­nor's Sec­re­tar­iat, he ap­pre­ci­ated the ef­forts and con­tri­bu­tion of the Com­mit­tee to­wards so­ci­ety.

CPLC's suc­cess­ful li­ai­son with law en­force­ment agen­cies (LEAs) was par­tic­u­larly ap­pre­ci­ated by the DG Rangers - Sindh and AIGP - Karachi, said CPLC sources Tues­day. Maj Gen Bi­lal Ak­ber also ap­pre­ci­ated the map de­vel­oped by CPLC to trace crime pat­terns and re­it­er­ated need for con­certed ef­forts to iden­tify crime hot-spots fol­lowed by joint pa­trolling by Po­lice and Rangers in iden­ti­fied lo­cal­i­ties.

Sindh Rangers' chief said CPLC en­joys a good rep­u­ta­tion amongst the cit­i­zens and LEAs and that peo­ple trust the com­mit­tee for its ef­forts in as­sist­ing vic­tims of crimes dur­ing last two and half decades. On the oc­ca­sion CPLC Chief , Zubair Habib shared with the Di­rec­tor Gen­eral Rangers and AIG - P, Karachi prob­lems faced by the CPLC in its Neigh­bor­hood Care Projects, mainly due to re­moval of bar­ri­ers, on which Maj Gen Bi­lal Ak­ber as­sured CPLC that the de­ci­sion will be taken on case to case ba­sis.

CPLC chief said Neigh­bor­hood Care Projects were presently un­der­way at 21 dif­fer­ent lo­ca­tions in Karachi and Hy­der­abad while sev­eral other public ser­vice schemes as CPLC schools, public toi­lets, free dis­pen­saries were also func­tional in the me­trop­o­lis. He also re­quested AIGP - Karachi to pro­vide po­lice force for guard­ing Neigh­bor­hood-Care Projects op­er­at­ing un­der the um­brella of CPLC.

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