The misuse and abuse of authority on the part of any police officer will not be tolerated. A part from this, every investigation officer will be held accountable for his work and findings against any accused arrested in whatsoever case.

District Police Officer Kasur Syed Ali Nasir Rizvi stated while addressing investigation officers at his office here the other day. The DSP Kasur Saddr Circle also attended the meeting. The participants took an overall view of the crime rate, efforts initiated to eradicate crime, rein in the criminals and discussed many important cases at length.

The district police chief also sought a report about the performance of the investigation officers. The professional, he underlined, should be the cornerstone for investigation into criminal cases.

Mr Rizvi also emphasised the need for completion of investigation of every case within a fortnight and timely submission of ‘charge-sheet’ in the court. The DPO also directed the officers to nail proclaimed offenders whose cases are pending since long, in three days. “Any leniency in this regard will invite strict departmental action any delinquent cop,” the DPO warned.

YOUTH’S DEATH SPARKS PROTEST: A youth allegedly died due to negligence of doctors at Chunian THQ Hospital, the other day. Members of the bereaved family and large number of locals staged a protest against the ‘doctors’ and demanded an inquiry. According to Mazhar, the bereaved father, he brought his son to the Chunian THQ Hospital with high fever two days ago. But the doctors did not attend to the patient whose condition got deteriorated that led to his death, he claimed. The protesters placed the dead body on road, blocking the road for all kind of traffic. They raised slogans against the hospital management and demanded stern action against the doctors concerned. However, on the assurance of legal action, the protesters dispersed.