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Govt to start E-Crime Information System: Malik

Date: May 07, 2008

ISLAMABAD, May 6 (APP): Advisor to the Prime Minister on Interior, Rehman Malik Tuesday said the government would soon be launching E-Crime Information System to gather first hand information on crimes and a initiate necessary action against outlaws.

“We shall have toll free number. We shall receive SMS and phone calls on crimes from across the country to briskly forge ahead for action,” he told Senate responding to a point raised during debate on law and order situation in the country.

“This system would be activated within next two to three weeks and I would invite all information from the members on crimes in their areas,” he said.

Malik said the government was privy to the abduction incidents in Sindh and recently launched an operation in Kaccha area recovering 40 to 50 abductees as well as 25 stolen vehicles.

“Security agencies are scanning whole of area. All the incidents are in the notice of the government and necessary action has already been initiated,” he said.

The Advisor said, abduction has become a lucrative business and the incidents had risen recently.

To a point of the Senator that the police officials were not properly responding to their calls, Malik said, all the provincial government would be directed to warn the police officials asking them for immediate response to calls of the elected representatives.

He said an officer of the level of Inspector General of Police has been deputed at Islamabad to monitor overall performance of the Inspector Generals and the police personnel at provinces.

“If there is any complaint against any official, it should be conveyed. I assure, necessary action would be taken against concerned official,” he said.

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