In an effort to embrace technology in the fight against crime, the Islamabad Capital Territory Police (ICTP) launched its services for residents of the federal capital on Wednesday via the social networking application WhatsApp.
Residents in Islamabad can now lodge complaints in Urdu and English via WhatsApp, and ICT police will provide services and compliance on their complaints.
Islamabad’s Inspector General In a video message, Muhammad Ahsan Younas stated that ICT Police has made all of its services available to citizens via the WhatsApp application, and that capital cops are only a click away.
To provide citizen centric policing where red-tapism & VIP culture is eradicated,— Muhammad Ahsan Younas (@ahsanpsp) February 16, 2022
Islamabad Police @ICT_Police has launched its services through WhatsApp.
From your WhatsApp messenger send any message to:-
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Messages to ICTP WhatsApp services will be free of charge. Send any message to 033-4287-4287 using your WhatsApp messenger (033-ICTP-ICTP).
When a citizen approaches this number, the WhatsApp service will provide instructions, and he or she will have to select the appropriate option to proceed. IGP Islamabad urged citizens to follow the procedure for registering their services.
The top cop in Islamabad clarified that the WhatsApp service will not respond to any individually sent video, message, or audio, and will only respond via the specified procedure.
Citizens can use option number four to register their cases online and report a crime.