PHP arrests 434 criminals and 1186 Helps rendered on Highways
By Our Correspondent
According to the sources of Daily Notable, the establishment of Punjab Highway Patrol has played major role in the reduction of accidents and prevention of Road users.
The prevention, detection and apprehension of criminals have risen with the effective patrolling of PHP. SSP Punjab Highway Patrol, Region Faisalabad Mirza Anjum Kamal said while releasing monthly performance report of June, 2021. As per detail, as many as 434 cases were registered under different sections and 434 criminals and 2 POs were sent behind the bar.
SSP told that 2 pistols 9MM, 1 Pistol 30 Bore, with 49 bullets were recovered. Furthermore, total 100 liter liquor, 222 Gram Cannabis and stolen Bull worth Rs 150000/- were recovered.
As many as 235 cases were registered against reckless drivers U/S 279 PPC. Moreover, 3 lost children were found and reunited with their relatives.
Help rendering were extended to1186 commuters and first aid was provided in 9 accidents. As many as 44 temporary encroachments were removed for free flow of traffic.
Motorcycle is widely used during robbery/Dacoity, in order to prevent road robbery, total 36 Motorcycles were impounded U/S 134 PO, 115 MVO and 550 Cr.P.C.
However, talking about the patrolling mechanism to curb the crime, SSP said that the time of occurrence of crime is most crucial one to devise proactive patrolling strategy.
Moreover, the lists of stolen/snatched vehicles, proclaimed offenders and bad elements of the area are kept in the official vehicles. Furthermore, the patrolling officers are continuously in contact with control room. In case of any emergency and accidents, official vehicle rushes towards the spot and responds as per SOP.
Further, he said that the help line of PHP is 1124. The signboards and information regarding Helpline 1124 is displayed in all beat areas.
The awareness about helpline 1124 saves road users from distress and any untoward incident. Road safety camps and awareness seminars at educational Institutions, Bus terminals, public and private places help in sensitizing the public to abide by the traffic rules. – PUNA