BY OUR CORRESPONDENT
GILGIT: Gilgit – Baltistan police has established a comprehensive computerized mechanism in the central police office [CPO] to detect stolen vehicles.
“A comprehensive computerized mechanism has been established in Central Police Office, Gilgit where records of stolen vehicles from all over the country has been gathered,” read a press release.
“So far, 400 vehicles in all the districts have been thoroughly verified,” police spokesman Mubarak Jan told Outpost.
The crackdown against Non-Custom paid/applied for/stolen vehicles was started in all the districts of G-B on the direction of IGP Gilgit-Baltistan Capt(R) Zafar Iqbal Awan.
While Four vehicles (MehranSuzuki,ToyotaLandCruser,Toyota Crolla, Carry Daba) have been declared stolen after verification, their cases have been registered at Police Station Islam pura Lahore Police Station Margalla Islamabad, Police Station Feroz abad Karachi and Police Station Abpara Islamabad.
Speaking about the ongoing campaign, the police chief said it has been started for the protection of the citizens and prevention from unlawful use by terrorist elements for subversive purposes.
The Police chief appealed to the general public for cooperation with the Police during the campaign. He further directed the concerned police officers to complete the process of verification of vehicles within shortest period of time so as to provide ease to the general public. He expressed his hope to streamline the whole process by enhancing the time limit for registration of vehicles in order to provide a rare opportunity to the general public to avail it for their own interest.