Islamabad police introduces bicycle patrol unit


2021-04-11 17:50:29

The Islamabad police bicycle patrol unit was formally launched on Saturday.
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Islamabad: Islamabad police have launched a Cycle Patrol Unit for monitoring and surveillance of markets, parks, jogging tracks and trails, streets and locations the place atypical automobiles can not move.

Inspector Common of Police (IGP) Islamabad Qazi Jamilur Rehman inaugurated the biking patrol unit and termed the initiative a citizen-friendly step.

It goals at creating pleasant relations with residents and means to offer a immediate response to any incident of crime, emergency, he additional mentioned.

Senior officers of the Islamabad police together with DIG (Operations) Afzaal Ahmed Kousar, SSP (Operations) Dr Syed Mustafa Tanweer, SSP (Visitors) Farrukh Rasheed, SP (Metropolis Zone) Umar Khan and different law enforcement officials apart from merchants, cyclists of town and notables have been current on the event.

Talking on the event, the IGP mentioned as a primary step the patrolling squad would work within the space of Kohsar police station.

Neighborhood-friendly initiative

“The initiative geared toward approaching the neighborhood as police may do nothing with out its assist,” the IGP seen. He mentioned the police may management regulation and order, crime and different points solely with the assist of individuals.

ASP Kohsar Police Amna Baig is heading the biking squad whereas police pressure will stay on the backup, he mentioned.

The ten-member patrolling squad—eight male and two feminine cops— is headed by a woman police officer of Islamabad and in accordance with the SSP Dr Syed Mustafa Tanweer all of the members of the patrolling unit are well-trained and can be geared up with crucial devices and instruments to test and forestall any felony exercise.

Earlier than turning into practical, the police biking squad obtained coaching by the native cyclists. The idea paper for this challenge was additionally written by the biking associations, he mentioned.

Cyclists welcome ‘eco-friendly’ step

Based on the famous bike owner and founding father of Islamabad’s Ladies Biking Squad (GCS) Samreen Khan he constructive step by the Islamabad police is not going to solely contribute to curbing road crime however it should additionally promote biking amongst residents, significantly ladies.

Hopefully, aside from Kohsar Police limits, the opposite components of Islamabad can even have such cellular biking groups. This can even contribute to scrub and inexperienced Pakistan by saving the atmosphere from gas emission.

Biking, she mentioned is a wholesome way of life. We now have been engaged with the police personnel and welcome this eco-friendly initiative mentioned Samreen Khan.

To a question she mentioned, it could be an excellent pleasure for GCS to conduct coaching or follow classes for the rookies of the biking patrol squad.

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