KARACHI  - The newly inducted Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Shahid Nadeem Baluch has asked the police to tighten the noose around notorious criminals with the  sole aim to secure  the lives and properties of the people and to establish peace in the society.

This he observed after assumption of the charge as IGP Sindh on Sunday.

A police statement said that after his Masters in Economics, he completed Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Harvard University.

He started his police service as ASP from Islamabad and served Sindh Province as Additional SP, South District, PSO to Chief Minister Sindh, SSP of Central, Malir, Eaor-General, Coordination Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).

The statement further pointed out that in his first command letter to all police ranks, the IGP stressed upon adopting all positive steps for restoring public confidence in police besides ensuring early implementation on various police-public friendly policies and proposals.

He emphasised the significance of the Community Policing and directed police to adopt good moral ethics and police code of conduct for enhancing police-public cooperation and fostering mutual trust.

The IGP also issued directive to all police personnel to take effective steps to control crimes and adopt a professional as well as responsible attitude.

“Collection of criminal intelligence system has to be reorganised efficiently at the police stations, Districts and Police Ranges.  Timely information provides an impetus to the crime fighting efforts”, he maintained.