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10-12-2018

On the direction of Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police, KP Police recovered 137 stolen vehicles through Vehicle Verification System.
On the directives of Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has further intensified its efforts against the stolen and lifted vehicles throughout the province. The police in the ongoing campaign during the current year checked the record of 54,50,562 vehicles and recovered 137 stolen vehicles.
According to details, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police on the special directives of Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood has adopted effective steps for ensuring smart and E-policing. Through these new steps police efficiency in connection with verification has been enhanced to a great extent which ultimately led to better recovery, interrogation and investigation. Under this system, computerized data about all vehicles has been provided to all police stations which is available through simple Vehicle Verification System (VVS). Moreover, the record of the stolen vehicles is available on phone through an SIM service to all police stations, check posts and snap checking points. The Police officials on duty, on these points, directly check the record of vehicles by clicking the mobile button. This step by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police has added to more professional and systematic policing and the chances of recovering stolen vehicles have been increased manifold. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police along with digitization of FIRs have issued 297 special SIMs to all district police through which, so far, record of millions of vehicles has been checked and in the process 137 stolen vehicles have been recovered. As per breakup district Peshawar police recovered 45 vehicles through 31 SIMs, Mardan recovered 28 vehicles through 20 SIMs, Charsadda 11 vehicles through 16 SIMs, Nowshera 9 vehicles through 20 SIMs, Swabi 7 vehicles through 16 SIMs, Swat 5 vehicles through 12 SIMs, Buner 8 vehicles through 3 SIMs, Shangla 4 vehicles through 3 SIMs, Dir Lower 4 vehicles through 15 SIMs, Dir Upper 4 vehicles through 9 SIMs, Chitral 2 vehicles through 13 SIMs, Abbottabad 2 vehicles through 18 SIMs, Haripur 2 vehicles through 25 SIMs, DIKhan 2 vehicles through 20 SIMs, Mansehra 1 vehicle through 14 SIMs, Battagram 1 vehicle through 8 SIMs, Torghar 1 vehicle through 2 SIMs and Kohistan recovered 1 vehicle through 2 SIMs.
The main features of the system is that through it all data has been converted to electronic/digital format and all concerned officials have access to it through one click. Similarly, this system can ensure the provision of all important information to the investigation officer about any case. Likewise, all district and regional police officers have been linked with each other through this system and thus ensure timely sharing of needed vital information amongst different investigation teams. In nut shell, this step by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police has added to more professional and smart policing in the province.