No more additional police security for VVIPS in KP

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PESHAWAR: The interim chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Azam Khan has decided to withdraw additional police security from the VVIPS and sought suggestions for making new policy for the security of the VVIPs.

The interim chief minister was chairing a high-level meeting, in which the current law and order and financial situation of the province were reviewed. The chief minister said that he would take up the issue of law and order and financial issues with the prime minister. The meeting was attended by chief secretary, IGP, and other high officials.

The meeting decided to review deployment of the police personnel on the security for the VVIPs including former MPs, ex-bureaucrats and other people. The chief minister directed the officials to present suggestions regarding the security of the VVIPs and the extra-policemen should be called back.

The meeting was informed that presently more than four thousand policemen were performing security duties with different people. The interim chief minister said that police security would only be provided to those people who really need it. In current security situation, he said, unnecessary police guards could not be provided to the people.

The interim chief minister said that he would take up the law and order and financial issues of the province with the prime minister. The caretaker government would try to resolve these problems on priority basis, he said.

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