For the first time in Pakistan, the Pakistan Motorway Police has introduced an online police training course for personnel training, under which personnel will be given online classes.
According to a spokesman for the Motorway Police, the training activities of the personnel and officers at the Police Training College were delayed due to the coronavirus, which led to the use of technology.
Inspector General of Motorway Police Syed Kaleem Imam formally launched the online classes. A statement issued by the spokesperson of the Motorway Police said that the online classes of the 10th probation course for the patrolling officers have been started.
According to the statement, “In the first phase, all the subjects of theory will be taught, after which practical exercises will be conducted as the situation improves.”
It may be recalled that during the lockdown across the country, several officers on duty were diagnosed with coronavirus while some officers and personnel were also martyred due to the virus.
Coronavirus was recently diagnosed among 20 policemen stationed in Karachi, bringing the number of affected officers and officers in Sindh Province to 200.
According to sources, five policemen, including a senior police officer, showed signs of coronavirus, after which they quarantined themselves at home.
DIG Mehboob Aslam told IG Motorway Police that the trainee officers would be taught all the subjects of theory in the first phase while practical work would be done in the second phase when the situation improves.
IG Motorway Police Syed Kaleem Imam appreciated the efforts of DIG Mehboob Aslam’s online training program and said that in the context of a global epidemic, training activities could be continued uninterrupted through online classes. Important need Deputy Commandant SP Ghulam Qadir Sindhu, DSP Training Naseem Abbas Shah, DS Admin Timur Khan and other officers of Motorway Police were also present on the occasion.