According to press reports, a joint major operation against criminal activity occurring in unlawful societies was started on Saturday, September 16, by the district administration, local police, and the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA).
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The Director General of RDA, Saif Anwar Jappa, announced that Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chattha has formed a task group with the intention of carrying out a thorough operation against unlicensed housing societies. The mission will also look for criminals hiding out in these communities, look for firearms, and look for private security staff who may be engaging in illegal activity.
The task team, which consists of four members, will take action against unlawful housing developments that house illicit weapons and hire guards without the necessary authorization from the local police, according to Director General Jappa. The task force is led by the RDA Director General, who also serves as the task force’s chairman. Other members include the additional deputy commissioner of revenue, superintendent of police Saddar, and district council chief officer. Last week, this task force was formed.
The task force’s other focus will be on unlicensed security firms that send armed personnel to housing projects. It will carry out operations to seize illicit firearms and reduce their use in certain housing projects, and it will also give daily reports to the commissioner.
The task team has begun an operation against unlawful housing societies that are under the control of the Chauntra and Saddar Bairooni police stations, Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chatha emphasised. These societies’ owners have been accused of committing crimes.