ISLAMABAD:  years after the Rs13 billion safe city challenge changed into set up throughout the federal capital to preserve an eye fixed on its streets and to make it “freed from crime”, a senior police reliable has made the startling claim that the project isn't beneath the manage of the metropolis’s police force.

This become claimed by means of Operations Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Waqaruddin on Friday. Speakme to day by day explicit on rising incidents of crime in the city, SSP Din stated that the undertaking remains being headed via an legit of the national Database Regulatory Authority (Nadra).

The secure metropolis mission, which saw some 1,900 closed circuit television cameras (CCTV) mounted throughout the federal capital, have been inaugurated with the aid of the then indoors minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in June 2016. The mission had been done by NADRA and applied some of features and technologies concurrently added such as the clever identity cards, digital radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, clever car registration playing cards, centralised databases and smart video surveillance.

a number of law enforcement officials had additionally labored on setting up the task which is centered in zone H-11.

considering that its introduction, police claims the venture has helped trace, if no longer outright resolve, over 1,000 instances. The Islamabad visitors Police also stream a stay feed from the mission’s cameras on its facebook web page that is quite famous among social media customers.

however in recent months, some of its cameras have stopped working, hampering the police’s capability to remedy some crimes with at the least 300 of its cameras in disrepair, officers had disclosed.

rising crime

The corresponding length has additionally seen a spike in crook hobby in the city with organised gangs committing crimes with a dozen incidents of car lifting, mugging at gunpoint and burglary suggested in recent days.

SSP Din conceded the uptick in criminal pastime inside the provincial capital. He added that they had been operating on a number of reforms and that people will soon see a clear and advantageous trade within the police’s behaviour toward the public and in cracking down on crime.

Addressing the problem of first data reviews (FIRs) which had been not registered by way of station residence officers, Din stated that every citizen, who has been a sufferer of any crime, has the proper to visit the relevant police station and register a case. He brought that if the SHO of any police station does not sign in the FIR in time, then action might be taken against them.

hint lacking folks

The Inspector popular of Islamabad Police (IGP) Aamir Zulfiqar has directed all police officials to boost up their efforts in investigating instances of lacking persons which are being heard by means of the Islamabad high court (IHC).

Zulfiqar issued directions in a meeting held to review the performance of various police wings on Friday. The IGP directed to improve the quality of research and to make renewed efforts to lessen crime.

To decorate investigations, IGP Zulfiqar directed officials to utilize generation in order that cases of individuals who are missing can be solved faster.

The police leader in addition directed to enhance the visitors float in the city by using introducing an effective site visitors device for the ease of street customers.

officers had been in addition directed to hold strict patrolling and vigilance in the city other than launching a unique crackdown in opposition to criminal factors, including absconders.

at the same time as reviewing the overall performance of the criminal investigation employer (CIA) and research Wing of capital police, Zulfiqar directed them similarly improve their overall performance. WITH extra enter FROM APP

published within the express Tribune, December 8th, 2018.