IGP pledges to safeguard interests of merged district police force

F.P. Report
PESHAWAR: Inspector General Police (IGP) Akhtar Hayat Khan has said that police of merged districts are part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police department and being chief of them, he will safeguard the interest of them. He said that promotion opportunities will be provided to the police force of the ex-tribal region and the best performing police personnel will be posted in other districts.
The views were expressed by the IGP, KP while addressing the Khyber police force darbar held here in Shahkas police, Jamrud last day. He said that service structure of the merged districts police force had been formulated and opportunities of promotion during their service would be granted to them.
The local police would be persuaded to join certain courses to equip them to participate in professional A1 and B1 exams, he added and said all sources would be utilized to work for the welfare of the police families.
Educational expenses of brilliant children of local police force who qualify for admission in prestigious institutions would be borne on merit by the department, IGP remarked.
The police chief vowed that best medical treatment would be provided to the police so that they could execute their duties free of anxiety. At the end IGP gave away cash prizes and appreciation certificates to the police officials who performed best in their duties.
Earlier, IGP paid a visit to police line Shahkas, Jamrud where he was received by CCPO Muhammad Ijaz and DPO Saleem Abbas Kulachvi. A smart contingent of police saluted him and he put floral wrath at the monument of martyrs.
He also headed a high level meeting to discuss security and other related issues.
Meanwhile, the police chief visited Jamrud police station and checked the record of it. Furthermore, he met with the tribal elders who appraised him problems related to the police force.