DIGs should supervise security of polio teams in Balochistan: Minister

News Desk: 

Adviser Home Balochistan, Mir Ziaullah instructed the concerned authorities that all necessary measures should be taken to protect the polio workers and the Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) of police of the respective areas should regularly review the security of the workers during the polio campaign.

These instructions were issued by the Adviser on Home affairs while chairing a high-level meeting, which reviewed the law and order situation in Balochistan on Friday.

Polio teams were attacked in the Pishin and Chaman

The Polio campaign teams were attacked in the Pishin and Chaman districts of Balochistan, in which Levies and police personnel were martyred. The Levies and Policemen were guarding the polio campaign team when the unknown accused opened fire and killed them.

Home Secretary Zahid Salim and Additional IG Salman gave a detailed briefing on the current situation. They ensured that Joint measures are being taken in this regard.

Commissioner Quetta Sohail ur Rehman, DIG Quetta Asfar Maser, DG Levies Qadir Bakhsh Perkani, DIG Special Branch Shahab Azim Lahri, while Commissioner Makran, Commissioner Kalat, Commissioner Rukhshan participated in the meeting through video link.

The participants of the meeting agreed with Mir Ziaullah that all institutions will play a more important role to prevent crimes. “All necessary measures should be taken to protect the citizens”, The meeting discussed.

No priority over the protection of people’s lives and property: Langove

The Advisor Home directed that no one would be allowed to disrupt the daily routines of the people and ordered to conduct a campaign throughout the province to arrest the accused of serious crimes. Mir Zia said that “there is no priority over the protection of people’s lives and property”.

Mir Zia said that according to the Chief Minister of Balochistan, the establishment of law and order in all areas of the province and the protection of the life and property of the people is our first priority. The police will ensure the safety of the people and the supremacy of the law in the province.

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