Two FIRs have been registered under the Anti-Terrorism Act against more than 250 lawyers who attacked Lahore’s Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) on Wednesday. The lawyers tortured doctors and attendants, and damaged hospital property and police vehicles in order to avenge a group of lawyers who were beaten at PIC a few weeks ago. The attack resulted in death of three patients at the facility.
olice officers in Rawalpindi will visit schools to deliver awareness lectures on protection of children says City Police Officer Mohammad Faisal Rana. While meeting with a delegation of Punjab Teachers Union he also added that police offers will accord due protocol to teachers when they visit police stations. Educated police officers will visit schools to deliver lectures on protection of children.
Inspector General of Police Arif Nawaz has forbidden officers below the rank of SHO from using video recording enabled smart phones inside police stations. The decision was taken following the increase in video clips displaying Punjab Police’s brutality and misconduct. Citizens too will not be allowed to take cellphones inside police stations and required to deposit them outside when they enter.
Days after being humiliated by a lawyer, a dejected Punjab police lady constable on Sunday resigned from her post saying “she cannot face the powerful corrupt mafia”. Advocate Ahmad Mukhtar had misbehaved and slapped constable Faiza Nawaz for wrongly parking his car in Ferozwala. The police arrested the lawyer on the complaint of the constable and registered a case against him.