Lahore police decision to protect citizens from the withdrawal of above 1 million cash will be reported to the police. The police will provide security for safe transfer of cash to the recipient.
According to details, robbers who took money from banks in the city have been targeted. Police more than two hundred cases, which were recorded in the current year, according to Bank became the target to get the money. According to SSP Investigation Abdul Ghaffar Qaisarani, in order to prevent such incidents, banks will be required to inform the local police station before handing over cash, for which the CCPO has been recommended.
Police have compiled a record of incidents around banks, according to which the area around the banks will remain on red alert from 1pm to 4pm as more incidents were reported at the same time. Patrolling is being extended to banks.
It may be recalled that a joint meeting of DIG Investigation Prince Sultan and Zonal Managers of Meezan Bank was held. The meeting reviewed the measures taken to curb the incidents of cash snatching outside banks.
The meeting discussed in detail the increasing number of robberies outside the banks. The DIG Investigation said that good quality CCTV cameras should be kept active at all times in and around the bank premises. Appropriate arrangements should be made for the security guards to check the persons coming in the bank, ensure the presence of police in all the divisional SPs targeted areas and effective patrolling in all cases.
Extracted from City42 News