KARACHI - Inspector General of Police Sindh Fayyaz Ahmed Leghari has directed the officials concerned to ensure registration of computerised FIRs in all the police stations of Karachi on completion of computer networking under the e-policing project, said a press release issued here on Saturday.

He directed to install complaint boxes at the offices of the district SSPs and divisional SPs and ensure availability of printed FIR forms as well as setting up of committees under the supervision of SSPs so that the police officials included in these committees could scrutinise all the complaints and FIR forms dropped by citizens in the complaint boxes and transmute the cognizable complaints into formal FIRs.

The IGP asked the Additional Inspector General of Police Karachi to compile a comprehensive report on the suggestions and recommendations made by SSPs through mutual consultations and submit the same to him for his nation.

He warned the SHOs of all police stations that any delay in registration of FIRs will be seriously viewed and they will be liable for strict disciplinary action.

He said the purpose of installation of complaint boxes at SSPs and SPs and provision of FIR forms on Police website was to restore public confidence in police.

Notice to jailer for not producing accused in court: Judicial Magistrate South issued Friday a show cause notice to Central Jail Superintendent for not producing two accused in four cases.

Judicial Magistrate South Nadim Badar Qazi issued the notice to the Superintendant for producing accused Muhammad Naveed Sheikh and Humaion Shah and directed him to produce them on September 15, 2012.

The both are accused that they provided cheques to petitioner Muhammad Farooq and Nazir Moosa which later bounced.

Petitioner has registered cases with Tipu Sultan, Preedy, Ferozabad, Gulbarg and Aziz Bhatti police stations against the accused.

National Party to take part in polls: The National Party will fully participate in the forthcoming general elections.

This was announced in a statement of the National Party issued here on Saturday.

It said that a meeting of the party was held here on Saturday with Senior Vice-President Senator Mir Hasil Bizenjo in the chair. He announced that the National Party will take part in the coming general elections.

Bizenjo further stated that the National Party was a democratic organisation and cannnot remain aloof from any democratic activity. Central Vice-President Engineer Hameed Baloch also expressed his views on the occasion.