KHAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sanaullah Abbasi on Wednesday conducted a daylong visit to Bajaur tribal district.

Sanaullah Abbasi visited the centre where policemen were being imparted physical and anti-terrorism training by the Pakistan Army trainers. He also visited Yadgar-e-Shuhada and placed floral wreaths on the monument.

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Malakand Range Ijaz Khan, Deputy Commissioner Fayaz Sherpao, District Police Officer (DPO) Shahzada Kokab Farooq and other notables were also present on the occasion.

Talking to journalists during the visit, the police chief said Khassadar and Levies personnel, who were integrated into the KP Police, would be provided training and skills to cope with the modern day challenges in policing. He said the newly integrated policemen in merged districts would be provided facilities through welfare projects being implemented under the Police Act in KP.

He repeated the assurance that the policemen in tribal districts would get all the perks and privileges which were being provided to the policemen of rest of the province.

The police chief said the policemen of merged districts are brave and dutiful. However, he said training of modern policing is also mandatory to enable them to cope with the modern day challenges. He said that with the merger of erstwhile Fata with KP, the people of merged districts can now approach the police and courts for speedy and inexpensive justice. He said police are doing well to redress the issues of the complainants.

He said the arrival of the judicial system to the merged areas was a great achievement for the local people.

On October 03, Sanaullah Abbasi visited the training centre for former Levies and Khassadar personnel in Parachinar, Kurram tribal district, to monitor progress on the training.

The police chief said on the occasion that the training on modern lines is being provided to 400 former Levies and Khassadar personnel in which emphasis is being made on their physical fitness and making them aware of established police laws, basic human rights, and increasing their professional capabilities.

Sanaullah Abbasi also attended a police Darbar at Governor’s Cottage in Parachinar. He thanked the Pakistan Army for providing best training to the newly integrated Levies and Khassadar personnel.