A constable of Punjab’s Dolphin force, who was injured in a gun attack in Lahore’s Shad Bagh area on Sunday, has died in the hospital, police said.
The 22-year-old had joined the Punjab police three years ago. According to the police spokesperson, the constable, identified as Mohsin, was targeted near Mehmood Booti road.
He was shot in the head, the spokesperson said.
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Dolphin Squad, PRU arrest 22 POs
LAHORE: The Dolphin Squad and Police Response Unit (PRU), during a crackdown, arrested 22 proclaimed offenders during the last week.
DIG Operations Lahore Waqas Nazir had directed SP Dolphin Squad Lahore Bilal Zafar to accelerate the pace of crackdown on criminals.
The SP Dolphins Squad, while giving details of the weekly performance of both the wings, said that crime fighters of Dolphins Squad and the PRU also recovered narcotics including 89 litres of liquor and more than 600-gram hashish from the accused.
While promoting community policing, both Dolphins and the PRU helped 588 people on different roads of the city.
The two units checked more than 21,000 vehicles, 166,000 motorcycles and 105,000 people during the campiagn.
As many as 29 vehicles and 1,727 motorcycles were impounded due to incomplete documents, while disciplinary action was taken against responsible persons.
The Dolphins and PRU wings also responsed to 1,320 calls received at police Helpline 15. About 92 motorcycles, six cell-phones and cash were recovered from criminals during action.
The two police wings also arrested 34 accused over one-wheelie, 68 over kite-flying and another four accused for violating the fire arms act.
Training course for anti-riot force concludes
LAHORE: A training course for 41 personnel of anti-riot force of the Punjab police has been completed here to enhance the emergency response skills of police personnel and train them to tackle mob situations.
A specialized course was designed for the purpose as per international guidelines and training was imparted to police officials. Director General Rescue Punjab Dr. Rizwan Naseer, addressing the concluding ceremony at Rescue Headquarters here on Saturday, he congratulated all anti-riot policemen on successful completion of the course. He also appreciated the police initiative launched for specialized services such as anti-riots, Dolphin squad, and other police services, to provide immediate help to people.
As many as 41 anti-riot force personnel got training through lectures and practical demonstration, followed by simulation exercise of emergency response. The topic including golden hour management, basic life supports, CPR, wound & fracture management, bleeding control, spinal injury, Triage, drowning, burn injury, spine board shifting, first aid, rescue techniques, emergency and non-emergency moves training imparted through lectures, presentations, and scenario-based practical of emergency response. On this occasion, DIG Operations Waqas Nazir thanked Rescue 1122 for providing training facility to police officials.