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Replicate the KP Police Act of 2017, appoint professional IGPs

The promise is a part of the PTI's plan to depoliticise and strengthen policing.
Published October 29, 2018

As part of its plan to depoliticise and strengthen policing, the PTI, in its manifesto, claims that it will "replicate the KP Police Act of 2017 across other provinces and appoint professional Inspector Generals".

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018

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Feb 14, 2019: Police proposal to form dispute resolution panels rejected (read details)

Feb 1, 2019: ToR for police reforms review body raise eyebrows (read details)

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Sept 17, 2018: Commission to reform police force notified (read details)

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