Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Sindh Bans Police Officials from Using Mobile Phones During Duty Hours

Police officials in the country’s southeastern region are no longer allowed to use their smartphones during duty hours. Inspector General (IG) Sindh Ghulam Nabi Memon on Wednesday issued an order banning the use of smartphones by on-duty cops.

According to the order, mobile phones should not be used during the course of their duty, especially by personnel assigned to field security duties. A Few days had passed after an attack on a police compound in the province’s capital left at least five people dead before the strict measures were implemented.

In a recent development, Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ghulam Nabi Memon placed restrictions on police officers’ usage of smartphones while on duty.

All police officers were informed via a communiqué that officials were using cell phones despite having received explicit instructions not to do so from all field formations. It stated that anyone found disobeying the rules would face disciplinary action.

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