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