PESHAWAR: With a lot of the police stations throughout the province working in derelict buildings and prisons arrange on rented lands, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police pressure has little correct area to work on stories and course of crime proof.
Though the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities has claimed of enhancing policing within the province, the paperwork out there with Geo Information present altogether a unique story.
In line with the paperwork, there are over one hundred forty police stations throughout KP that want a serious overhaul, whereas 19 out of 279 prisons are working in rented homes.
No less than 30 of those police stations have been constructed through the British period, many years from now and haven’t been renovated thus far, the paperwork state. There are solely a handful of police stations — 14 — the place renovation work was beneath means.
In addition to, the irony of all of it is that the guardians of regulation themselves — the police — have 14 of their stations arrange on unlawful lands, as per the paperwork.
Whereas speaking to Geo Information, a undertaking coordination official within the police division stated that approval has been given for mannequin police stations, regional headquarters and telecommunication complicated. “However not even 10% of the required quantity has been dispatched for these tasks that require billions of rupees.”
Even officers within the police division are stated to be involved over the dismal state of affairs, worrying how they may handle to finish the claimed plans with such a meagre quantity.
As per the paperwork, the 50 to 60 mannequin police stations that KP authorities has made plans for can be constructed at a excessive value however just a few tens of millions have been dispatched underneath the Annual Improvement Programme within the finances. For example, the federal government has deliberate to construct six regional headquarters for the counter terrorism division, telecommunication complicated and sniffer canine centres in several districts of the province. The development would value round Rs600 million however solely Rs40 million have been allotted.
Furthermore, lower than quarter the quantity has been allotted for a mini police strains in Shangla.
It’s troublesome to even put together the plan of such a challenge with the handful of quantity that has been disbursed, officers stated.
SSP Operations Sajjad Ali Khan informed Geo Information that development and reconstruction of buildings for the use by KP police won’t solely facilitate the drive however may also assist the general public.
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