Our Staff reporter MAILSI - For the first time in the history of the Punjab Police, Night Hawks Force has been established in district Vehari which will guard main markets, business centres, important government and public installations and city areas from 11:00pm in the night to 8:00am in the morning. The Police are committed to ensure security to the life and property of the public and the initiation Night Hawks Force is a step towards the materialisation of this commitment, expressed DPO Syed Ali Nasir Rizvi while addressing the launching ceremony of the force at Vehari Saddar Police Station here the other day. Addressing the journalists, traders and dignitaries of the district, DPO Rizvi said that after the introduction of Muhafiz Force, he fulfilled another promise made with the people by setting up the Night Hawks Force in three cities - Mailsi, Burewala and Vehari of the district. We first established Muhafiz Force which was followed by Quick Relief Force and Helpline 15 in all cities and now the Night Hawks Force has been launched which will prove instrumental in maintaining law and order and discouraging crimes, he elaborated. He said that personnel of the force had been imparted modern training and had been equipped with sophisticated weapons. They can tackle any challenge; they are capable enough and we have pinned great hopes on the force, he claimed, adding that the selection of the candidates of the force had been made thoroughly on merit after a hectic scrutiny. DPO Rizvi mentioned that the force had been established following the instructions of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and the Punjab IG Police to curb rising robbers and dacoity incidents. To a question, he said that Helpline 15 was doing very well in the entire district. DPO Rizvi pledged to show no leniency for the criminals and ensure the elimination of the crime from the district. Now after the establishment of this force the citizens, especially the trading community can sleep cosy nights as the police will ensure peace of mind to them, he concluded.