Islamabad - Islamabad police chief Tahir Alam Khan has directed all police officials to take prompt action against those involved in sectarian activities or fanning hatred amongst society.

He stated this while presiding over a meeting held to ensure foolproof security arrangements in the city. The meeting was attended by DIG (Security) Sultan Azam Temuri, SSP (Operations) Mir Vais Niaz, SSP (Headquarters) Sajid Kinai, SP Investigation, SP Special Branch, SP (Traffic), all Zonal SPs, ASPs/DSPs, SHOs and beat officers deputed in jurisdiction of various police stations. The IGP said that menace of corruption would be rooted out from the department and private persons should be engaged to check corrupt practices being followed by police officials. He also ordered to launch crackdown against those involved in immoral activities as well as wine and drug selling.

The police chief also appreciated the hard work of police officials which helped in bringing down crime ratio and said that such efforts should remain continue in future.

He also directed to start afresh survey of tenants and foreigners residing in their jurisdictions. He asked police officials to follow effective strategy to control crime and also ordered to adopt a professional as well as responsible attitude to mitigate the sufferings of the people.

The IGP also directed all police officials performing duties at police stations to improve their performance and address the grievances of the masses on immediate basis. The IGP said vigilance committees have been constituted for maintaining peace while notables of the society have been made members of these bodies.

On the occasion, DIG (Security) Sultan Azam Temuri directed for devising a renewed strategy for ensuring foolproof security in the capital. He directed for conducting security audit of hospitals, educational institutions, worship places and official buildings. He also directed for constructing bunkers so that private or official guards performing security duties could deliver effectively by feeling themselves protected.