KARACHI: A Rapid Police Force has been formed in North Karachi Industrial Area (NKIA) to curb street crimes, bank robberies and other crimes.
In addition to keeping a close eye on criminals in the industrial area, immediate action will also be taken against them.
SSP Central Ghulam Murtaza Tabassum inaugurated the Rapid Force. President, North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry (NKATI) Faisal Moiz Khan, Vice President Naeem Haider, CMC Chief Akhtar Ismail, former president and senior member Syed Usman Ali, CEO NKIDMC Sadiq Mohammad and others members of the managing committee were also present.
SSP Central Tabassum said that the Rapid Force would consist of 50 police personnel who would work with the Crime Monitoring Cell of NKATI to control crime.
Rapid Force motorcyclists will be equipped with weapons and other modern equipment, including walkie-talkies.
He said that the Rapid Force would be deployed only in North Karachi Industrial Area, which would play a very active role in controlling street crimes, bank robberies and other crimes in the industrial area.
NKATI president, Faisal Moiz Khan thanked DI West and SSP Central for forming the Rapid Force, and said that the deployment of the Rapid Force would help in controlling crime in the industrial area of North Karachi. In this regard, he assured his full cooperation.
NKATI president further said that provision of conducive and peaceful environment is essential for the continuation of industrial activities. He said the NKATI was continuing to take all possible steps to ensure safety of life and property of its members.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2021