Sindh police launches Citizen Monitoring App to ensure curfew

Sindh police has launched “Citizen Monitoring App” in its attempt to ensure curfew in the province to put reins on the spread of the novel coronavirus. The app is designed to keep tabs on citizens roaming around the city and will be installed on mobile phones used by officers deputed at police checkpoints. So far, around 500 officials have been given access to the application.

Data of every citizen i.e., NIC number, phone number, location, and reason of commuting, will be entered at the checkpoint. According to According to Maqsood Ahmed Memon, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG, legal action will be initiated against citizens commuting more than twice a day.

Source: Pro Pakistani