PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General Police (IGP) Salahuddin Mehsud has banned appointment of gunmen for security of VIPs.

The police chief has sent notices to all the regional police officers in which they have been directed that no policeman will be deputed as a gunman or security guard of any officer. He also directed the RPOs to collect data of all the policemen deployed on security of buildings, officers and other VIPs and verify it within few days.

The police chief said irrelevant security guards and gunmen of such officers and VIPs should also be pointed out.

Courtesy: TNN