LAKKI MARWAT - The newly posted District Police Officer Umar Riaz assumed the charge of his office here on Monday.

A contingent of police force presented him a salute in Police Lines Lakki. He also visited sub-jail Lakki and checked security arrangements there. He met prison officials and discussed with them matters pertaining to the security of jail.

Later chairing a meeting of station house officers and subordinate police officials in his office, he warned that corrupt practices would not be tolerated in police department at all.

“The SHOs and cops should refrain from indulging in corruption otherwise they will face a strict disciplinary action”, he told. He said that instead of concealing crimes the SHOs and other police officials should work hard to curb crimes and vices from the district.

He directed the cops to do good and destroy evil as it would help to achieve the goal of protecting the lives and properties of citizens successfully.