Sindh’s Women Police Stations renamed as Women and Children Protection Units

Naimat Khan

KARACHI: Sindh Police on Thursday took vital decision of renaming women police stations across the province as Women and Children Protection Units.

This major decision aimed at removing negative impression of the facilities originally setup for resolving women’s specific crimes and issues, was taken in highly level meeting presided by Inspector General of Sindh Police, AD Khowaja here at the Central Police office.

According to spokesman Sindh Police, IGP AD Khowaja has instructed concerned departments to take necessary steps to implement the decision.

The meeting, according to spokesman, was attended by Additional IG Sindh, DIG Training, DIG Headquarters, DIG Establishment Sindh, AIG Admin and principals of all training schools and colleges of the Sindh police.

The meeting was briefed about establishment of different training centers, curricula, training police, capacity building, developmental matter and steps for welfare of police. DIG training told meeting that over ten thousands police have got Army training whereas 16970 have passed out.

The remaining 3020 will pass out soon, he told meeting, adding 450 police personnel have been selected for specialized commando training. “142 instructors have been nominated for the Army refresher courses,” the official apprised meeting.

IG directed that 3030 police personnel, who will pass out later this month, should be given at the disposal of Karachi Police for extra-ordinary security arrangements during month of Ramazan.

IGP Sindh, on the occasion, instructed principals of the training schools and colleges to prepare a proper schedule for different modules of the trainings, copies of which, he ordered, should be distributed among recruits.

IG also stressed to make Dinner Musical program and different games part of the police training.

He directed to ensure earliest construction of the boundary walls. The IG further instruction Additional IG Sindh to visit different training centers of the province within a week and prepared a comprehensive report regarding the developmental work.



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