Sindh Police forms ‘Reforms Committee’ for swift resolution of complaints
KARACHI: Sindh Police has constituted a ‘Reforms Committee’ to bring reforms in police department including swift action to resolve complaints, ARY News reported.
Sindh Inspector General Police Kaleem Imam said the committee was established on report of Law and Justice of Pakistan.
“The relevant superintendent of police will resolve complaints against police and thana culture,” Kaleem Imam said in a statement.
He said the relevant officer should redress a complaint within seven days. He said no complainant would have to approach court for the first information report.
The IG said if a police official was involved in a case, investigation would be launched against him by removing him from his post.
“If a police official is found involved in heinous crime or injustice, he would be sacked,” he warned.
Kaleem Imam said if police did not register a complaint then Justice of Peace would itself approach police.
He said action would be taken against police official under an oath with the complainant.
On February 11, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa had ordered to prepare and implement police reforms on priority basis.
Presiding over the Police Reforms Committee (PRC) meeting, CJP Asif Saeed Khan Khosa had underscored the need for immediate reforms in the police force to improve its performance.
Different proposals in connection with police reforms forwarded by the Law and Justice commission, public complaints against police and their solutions were discussed in the meeting.