A new strategy is being formulated to deal with the growing terrorism in the region.RPO DERA REGION
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, NOV 18 : By By Muhammad Irfan Mughal :The Dera Region police chief on Friday hinted at reviewing strategy to combat terrorism in the area in wake of growing terror activities in the region.
”We have been in touch with military officials and other law enforcing agency to adopt an offensive approach to tackle scourage of terrorism and you will see concrete results of the new startgey in few days,” Muhammad Saleem Marwat observed while interacting with local media persons at Ejaz Shaheed Police lines .
In an interactive session with local media persons RPO underlined that there were particular groups such as women, children ,minorities ; who for many reasons were weak and vulnerable to abuse of human rights , social and cultural rights .
He added that such segments of the society always stood in need of support and protection to the utmost.
Decision to set up separate desks for different categories.
He added that district police officers (DPOs) should personally get involved with the multiple grievances lodged by women, national minorities, children, indigenous people, disabled persons and other vulnerable segments of the society to ensure better and speedy deal, he said.
Regional Police Officer (RPO) Dera Region said that the main focus of the police was occupied with the menace of terrorism and, adding for this reason the department was working on the strengthening of existing Check posts of the region to cope with this brewing issue .
He informed media people that in the wake of recent violence against cops ,department was pondering on extending special protective measures to these check-posts as well as to ensure some degree of priority consideration ,even in the face of severe resource constraints, RPO said.
He was affirmed that enhancement and strengthening measures would enable department to proceed through offensive line in combating terrorism in the region successfully.
To a query by a journalist ,RPO stated that work was in progress on the establishment of two more police stations on Dabbarah and Umar Adda ,the vicinities, adjoining erstwhile FATA region in district Tank..
He was of the opinion that induction of two more police stations would help police administration in keeping eye on insurgency as well as outlawed activities in the surroundings of the region.