An operation against kite flying & selling continues following the directions of CPO Faisal Rana, more than 20K kites, metal strings and other articles recovered from 23 persons taken into custody, CPO directs to monitor kite flyers through binoculars and drone cameras from high proof buildings, social circles welcome the aggressive operation and announce total support. According to the details, the City Police Officer, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Faisal Rana, earlier launched “Operation against Terror”, an operation against the terror groups that had become symbol of terror among the citizens.
The operation is progressing successfully and dozens of record holder, hardened criminals have been arrested during the operation due to which Rawalpindi police has won public appreciation. The CPO has now launched aggressive operation against kite flyers and sellers according to the vision of the Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar and directions of the Inspector General of Police, Punjab Capt. (R) Arif Nawaz. The aggressive operation against kite flyers & sellers has gained remarkable success right from its onset. SSP Operations Tariq Walait along with SP Potohar Syed Ali, SP Saddar Rai Mazhar Iqbal and SP Rawal Asif Masood told in a briefing that different police teams raided various go downs in the district on authentic information and recovered more than 20K kites, metal strings and other articles which were stocked to be supplied to different areas of the district. CPO Faisal Rana while addressing on the occasion said that we have to stop kite selling & kite flying at any cost and directed for monitoring and surveillance of kite flying through binoculars and drone cameras from high proof buildings. The CPO directed the divisional SPs to devise a plan for such monitoring and to immediately provide binoculars and drone cameras to the police stations. The CPO directed that kite flyers identified through binocular or the drone camera must be taken into custody. The CPO said that the police officials must enthusiastically participate in the aggressive operation against kite flyers. Apart from the permanent priorities of police, there are some timely priorities, and these days the priority of police is to stop kite flying and selling, the CPO added. The CPO said that no pressure will be accepted during the aggressive operation against kite flying & selling and God forbid, in case of loss of human life at the hands of kite flying, all the relative sections of law will be applied for registration of case under the law. The CPO reiterated to carry out operation on authentic and meaningful information in coordination with other law enforcement agencies so that the operation could produce desired results. The CPO said that he will take all the possible steps under the law to eradicate kite flying and kite selling and warned that neither he will take rest nor will let any police official to show slackness in this regard. The CPO told that he will take daily progress report regarding the operation.