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November 12, 2019
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Pakistan Sindh

Karachi police chief demands increase in police resources

KARACHI: Additional Inspector General (AIG) Karachi Ghulam Qadir Thebo has demanded increase in police force and resources to enhance the effectiveness of Karachi operation. 

He said that due to the scarcity of resources and lack of enough police force the operation could not achieve the desired results.

According to media reports, the AIG Karachi Ghulam Qadir Thebo has written a letter to Inspector General (IG) Sindh, highlighting the limited resources, lack of police force and suggested initiatives to boost police capabilities to tackle crime and terrorism in the city.

Thebo also highlighted that due to limited the number of policemen and the lack of communication devices and weapons Karachi operation could not get expected results in the ongoing Karachi operation.

In his letter, the AIG demanded immediate recruitment of 10,000 police constables in Karachi police besides recruitment of 1000 retired army personnel.

To improve patrolling and vigilance in the city he suggested buying 100 cars, 200 pickups, 500 motorcycles, 100 bullet-proof vehicles and 50 bullet-proof armored vehicles.

The AIG suggested equipping police with modern weapons with buying of 5000 9 mm pistols, 50,000 bullets, 5000 SMGs, 50,000 bullets, 10,000 bullet-proof jackets and 10,000 bullet-proof helmets.