QUETTA: Balochistan Provincial Police Officer (PPO) Syed Javed Shah Bokhari has said the Police Department is facing problems in maintaining law and order in the province owing to lack of resources and threats to police officers from miscreants.
“The local police are receiving threats while the officers coming from other provinces are scared in discharging their duties,” he told our sources on Sunday. However, the PPO was confident that policing could be improved by providing enough resources to the province.
The police could just give general protection to the people, but it could not provide protection to each and every citizen, he said. The PPO said it was a wrong perception that the police had a magic wand to stop the crimes.
“There will be improvement in the police system if the police are provided abundant resources,” he added. He said the issue of terrorism could not be countered through normal policing. For countering the type of …