PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan has said that besides ongoing initiatives against terrorism and anti-state activities, there was a need to be more vigilant on local level for best law and order prevalence in the province.
Chief Minister was presiding over a high level meeting held to review the overall law and order in the province here on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary KP, IGP, divisional commissioners, Regional Police Officers and officers concerned.
The meeting, held in the wake of two unfortunate incidents in which at least 19 people were killed in Dir district, was briefed in detail on overall law and order of the province and plans to maintain the peaceful atmosphere.
The meeting was apprised on possible effects of a changing situation in neighboring Afghanistan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and preparations of law enforcing institutions to tackle the situation. The meeting also reviewed implementation on decisions taken at the last meeting for maintenance of law and order in the province.
The meeting was told that during the last few months no incident of extortion was reported from the province while under National Action Plan 2631 cases have been registered. During the last 35 days 6133 illegal weapons were recovered while 250 cases were registered during actions against land mafias.