Sindh Police to combat Extremism

Anti-Extremism Cell set up


By Jamil Khan | KARACHI


A NEW section, Anti-Extremism Cell (AEC) with all latest equipments have been established to cope with every type of terrorism and extremism in the province and also work with other provinces to do so. The cell was set up on the directive of Sindh Home Department led by SP Arshad Kamal and will work under Additional IG Sindh Special Branch.

The IG Sindh Sultan Salahuddin Babar Khattak had inaugurated the cell set up in Police Headquarters Garden on Thursday.

In the first phase, total 100 policemen including two DSPs, four inspectors, 10 assistant inspectors, 20 head constables and 15 constables deputed in the cell. The AEC will also be given nine four-wheelers including seven cars, two pick-ups and 24 motorcycles, five computers, five laser printers, five UPS, two fax machines, two photocopiers, three video cameras and three still cameras.

The IG Sindh Khattak said that the police department had deputed senior experienced officials in the cell to uprooted extremism and terrorism and also equipped with all modern facilities.

“The AEC was set up on the directives Sindh government to stop the incidents of terrorism and extremism and it will linked up with other provinces to take action against such elements,” he said. He said that every department of police is being upgrading besides granting all facilities to benefit the police force.

PROMOTION: Chairing a high-level meeting, the Sindh IG Sultan Salahuddin Babar Khattak has said that the police department will encourage the promote all those officials who have graduation degree and know-how of computer-related education.

In this regard, all regional high police officers have been directed to send the lists of all such graduate and information technology educated officials to the department. These officials will be promoted as ASI and use these qualified forces in the IT related projects of police department, he said.

-Published in Daily Times | Dec 19, 2008

~ by jamilkhan on December 19, 2008.

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