Crackdown Against Professional Beggars Continue
Sumaira FH 28 days ago Mon 20th September 2021 | 11:18 PM
Crackdown on regular basis against habitual, professional and criminal record holder beggars is ongoing to free the provincial capital from this nuisance
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Sep, 2021 ) :Crackdown on regular basis against habitual, professional and criminal record holder beggars is ongoing to free the provincial capital from this nuisance.
Accordingly city division police arrested 508 beggars, Cantt Division 269, Civil Lines Division Police 409, Iqbal Town Division 256, Sadr Division 182, whereas, Model Town Division Police arrested 316 beggars during the crackdown.
As many as 2148�beggars involved in begging were taken into custody in collaboration with Child Protection and Welfare Bureau as well as Social Welfare department.
CCPO Lahore Ghulaam Mahmood Dogar said that all divisional SPs had been given special task to arrest professional, fake disable and habitual beggars as most of them had criminal background but feign as beggars.
Ghulam Mahmood Dogar said that children involved in begging were being handed over to Child Protection and Welfare Bureau, whereas drugs addict beggars had been sent to Beggars Homes of Punjab government for rehabilitation purpose.