The police power ought to take motion in opposition to me and any minister if we break the regulation, Prime Minister Imran Khan mentioned Wednesday, including that if the police fail to do their jobs, he would take motion in opposition to them.
The premier, addressing the inauguration of the Eagle Squad Unit of the Islamabad Police, mentioned there are “no sacred cows within the nation” and the police shouldn’t be afraid to take motion in opposition to even him or every other minister.
PM Imran Khan mentioned rule of regulation prevails when everyone seems to be equal within the eyes of the regulation.
“The police’s job is to implement the regulation, and a rustic progresses when the police do their job,” the prime minister mentioned, clarifying that regulation enforcement doesn’t imply to solely ship a poor man behind bars.
PM Imran Khan mentioned the police ought to present mercy to the individuals who earn every day wages and customary folks, and may take stern motion in opposition to a strong individual once they break the regulation.
“No nation can have peace and prosperity the place widespread residents are handled a heavy hand by the regulation, whereas folks in energy get off simple,” he mentioned.
“The Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) additionally mentioned that he would take motion in opposition to his personal daughter if she breaks the regulation […] he warned his those who the nations earlier than them have been cursed as they didn’t take motion in opposition to the highly effective,” the premier mentioned.
The prime minister mentioned he needed the institution of the rule of regulation within the nation, as “may is true is the regulation of the jungle”.
“A human society is outlined by the rule of regulation,” he mentioned.
“We’re not progressing […] Previously, when a Pakistani president went to the US, his counterpart acquired him, when he went to UK, the queen gave him a reception, and we’ve not been capable of attain that time once more as we’ve not taken motion in opposition to the highly effective folks,” he mentioned.
The prime minister has inaugurated the newly established “Eagle Squad” of Islamabad police comprising 100 bikes, whereas Minister for Inside Sheikh Rasheed had briefed the premier in regards to the extension of Secure Metropolis Venture.
The federal government has allotted Rs300 million on the mission.