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Lynching suspects held with help of community: IG

Lynching suspects held with help of community: IG

LAHORE: Punjab IG Mushtaq Sukhera has said all the suspects involved in lynching two people in Youhanabad were identified with the cooperation of Christian community.

Their challan of the case has been submitted in the court, the IG told reporters during an informal meeting at his office on Tuesday.

Read: 28 more suspects held in lynching case

He said measures had been taken to improve the police-public relations.

As a pilot project, computerised complaint handling centres had started functioning at 10 police stations of the city. In the presence of civilian staff, people could now easily get redress with regard to their complaints at these centres.

“Steps have also been taken to ensure lodging of FIR in time. Expediting the investigation process, computerised record management and elimination of corruption at police station level would help improve the image of the force,” he said, adding that the administrative matters of these centers would be supervised by the SPs concerned.

Also read: Mob lynching is ‘worst kind of terrorism’, says Nisar

Published in Dawn, April 22nd, 2015

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