LAHORE: As per the vision of Inspector General Police Punjab Shoaib Dastgir and directions of Addl IG PHP captain retired Zafar Iqbal Awan (Sitara-e-Imtiaz) swift actions are being taken for the protection of lives and wealth of people on roads and against anti social elements. In this regard, PHP headquarters issued weekly performance report. According to the details, Punjab Highway Patrol upholding its tradition, served the public on roads with determination and helped the public in many ways. In order to increase efficiency of the department, different branches of Punjab highway patrol did projects under different heads. The details of these activities are given below.
Punjab highway patrol lodged 350 cases upon violation of traffic laws, 92 cases on illegal and fake number plates, 66 cases upon illegal weapons and its exhibition and 85 cases against drugs and 2244 liter alcohol, 13 kilo 871 gram chars have been recovered from the accused whereas in case of illegal weapons 06 rifles, 09 guns, 50 pistols, 29 cartridges, 12 magazine and 451 bullets have been recovered from the accused. Moreover, Punjab highway patrol arrested 10 proclaimed offenders. Furthermore, patrolling police provided helps to 132 commuters on roads during traveling, 08 missing children were also reunited with their parents whereas taking action against encroachment, 93 temporary encroachments were removed. Addl IG PHP Captain Retired Zafar Iqbal Awan (Sitara-e-Imtiaz) said that officials of PHP are continuing their duties with diligence in the wake of Corona pandemic even without caring about their own lives and protection of wealth and lives of people with provision of best service to the public is their ultimate goal.