ISLAMABAD: The capital police on Sunday launched a door-to-door campaign titled ‘knock the door’ to register house workers and tenants to improve safety and prevent crime.

The officers from the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Islamabad collected data of 242 house servants across 520 houses within Khanna and Banigala police station areas, a police public relations officer (PRO) said on Sunday.

The registration drive is part of an effort to maintain law and order in the capital and keep a check on potentially dangerous individuals by gathering information of tenants and domestic workers.

The police teams visited various neighbourhoods to gather data and talk to residents about any challenges they face. Besides, the officers also advised citizens to verify the identity of anyone collecting data while in plain clothes. The unregistered tenants and employees may pose a risk to public safety, as they can be involved in theft and robbery.

Following the campaign, Islamabad police hope to create a safer environment for residents by using their resources effectively.

Published in Dawn, April 15th, 2024

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