PSCA LAUNCHED CAMPAIGN AGAINST ARMS DISPLAY & ILLEGAL VEHICLES ON IG PUNJAB’S INSTRUCTION

06 Aug 2018

 

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With the compliments of Public Relations Office,

Punjab Safe Cities Authority, Lahore.                                Handout No. 54 / Media Manager

 

PSCA LAUNCHED CAMPAIGN AGAINST ARMS DISPLAY & ILLEGAL VEHICLES ON IG PUNJAB’S INSTRUCTION

5980 VEHICLES CHECKED; 196 BLACKLISTED

4 APPREHENDED FOR WEAPONS DISPLAY IN PUBLIC

DOCUMENTS OF 310 VEHICLES WERE FORGED; 89 HAD FAKE NUMBER PLATES

92 VEHICLES SENT TO PS FOR INVESTIGATION, FIR LOGGED AGAINST 24 OWNERS

CRACKDOWN WILL CONTINUE AGAINST SUSPICIOUS AND NON-REGULATED VEHICLES & ARMS DISPLAY TO PREVENT CRIME: PSCA SPOKESPERSON

Lahore August 06:

On the instructions of IG Punjab Syed Kaleem Imam, the Punjab Safe Cities Authority has launched a rigorous campaign against arms display and suspicious vehicles with unregistered number plates. Security in the city is on high alert and during last three weeks PSCA officials have checked more than 5,980 vehicles. During the process, record of 310 vehicles was not found correct while 89 vehicles were carrying fake number plates. A total of 92 cars have so far been sent to respective Police Stations for further investigation due to fake number plates or lack of vehicle documents. 24 FIRs have been logged against the owners for having illegal vehicles. These vehicles include 2 Mercedes, 1 Audi, 1 Range Rover, 5 Land Cruisers, 6 Toyota Hilux and 4 Honda cars. This action has been taken irrespective of individual’s capacity or position and everyone is equal under law.  During this period, 196 vehicles were blacklisted against which legal action would be taken. Fines have been imposed on hundreds of vehicles due to certain violations. This ongoing campaign will continue 24/7 as per the directions of IG Punjab and now severe action will be taken against people displaying arms in public. Up till now 4 people have been apprehended for displaying arms in public. PSCA and Police are working together for establishing peace in the city. It is pertinent to mention here that Punjab Safe Cities Authority is actively in contact with all law enforcement agencies to curb crime and ensure people’s safety. The spokesperson of the Punjab Safe Cities Authority further said that citizens should inform any illegal activity on 15 emergency helpline so that law enforcement agencies would take action and citizens safety is ensured.                                                        #####

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