Karachi, June 23, 2014 (PPI-OT): Addl. Inspector General of Police (AIGP), Karachi, Ghulam Qadir Thebo held a meeting with the industrialists at SITE Association of Industry to take stock of the law and order with regard to coordination for improving, investigating, monitoring and controlling crimes and other related law and order matters.
Chairman, SITE Association of Industry, Younus M. Bashir, while welcoming the Addl. IGP, Ghulam Qadir Thebo, briefed on the prevailing security situation in SITE industrial area. He stressed on the need to synergize efforts at all levels to protect the lives of innocent people.
The meeting was attended among others by Siraj Kassam Teli, Patron-in-Chief, Younus M. Bashir, Chairman, Ahsan Arshad Ayub, Senior Vice Chairman, Yousuf Yaqoob, Vice Chairman, and M. Jawed Bilwani of SITE Association as well as prominent industrialists Salim Parekh, Iqbal Lakhani and Tariq Yousuf.
Younus M. Bashir, Chairman, SITE Association while addressing to the Addl. IGP, Karachi, presented the number of working police personnel at SITE Police Stations.
According to him, at SITE Police Station “A”, out of total 164 policemen, only 87 policemen are performing their duties while the remaining are posted at the security of VIPs. He further stated that seven police mobiles and eight motorcycles of SITE Police Station “A” are also not in working condition.
Similarly, at Police Station “B”, out of total 174 policemen, 108 are on duty and the remaining are posted with VIPs. There are four police mobile vans and four out of eight motorcycles are defective at Police Station “B”. Chairman, SITE Association also apprised the Addl.
IGP about the concerns of business community over incidents of street crime, bhatta khori, illegal use of mobile sims and non-registration of FIRs as well as shortage of police force and non-availability of modern security apparatus.
During the meeting, Mr. Siraj Kassam Teli, Patron-in-Chief of SITE Association said that only honesty and preventing lying can bring revolution in a society. On the occasion, Younus M. Bashir remarked that “Karachi ko nazar nahin lagi balke ess per nazrain lagi hoi hain”.
Speaking during the occasion, AIGP Ghulam Qadir Thebo accompanied by the DIGs of Police, West, Central and South as well as DIG Traffic, Karachi, SSPs West and Central, SP SITE and other senior police officers stated that the police are all geared-up for the smooth and peaceful atmosphere in and around the SITE industrial area.
“Our chief concern is to reduce the overall crime ratio. We have already put up security in strength at all the sensitive points,” the AIGP said. He also highlighted the significance and role of community in crime combat.
Mr. Thebo also commended all police officers for their untiring efforts towards ensuring peace and tranquillity in SITE industrial area. He informed that during the current year, 80 police officials have been martyred.
According to Addl. IGP, Karachi Operation will continue till restoration of complete peace. He also lauded the cooperation being extended by the Rangers and civil administration to the Police in discharge of their duties.
For more information, contact:
Muhammad Rafiq Awan
S.I.T.E. Association of Industry
H-16 SITE Karachi
Tel: 92 21 2562883-2560705
Fax: 92 21 2560704
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