PRESS RELEASE

Dated: 16-June-2022

ADDITIONAL IG KARACHI JAVED AKHTAR ODHO VISITS SPECIAL SECURITY UNIT HEADQUARTERS; APPLAUDED THE PROFESSIONAL STANDARD OF THE UNIT

Additional IG Karachi Javed Akhtar Odho appreciated the professional standards of Special Security Unit and steps taken in administrative and counter-terrorism operations.
 
This he said while visiting various sections of the Special Security Unit Headquarters.
Additional IG Karachi presided over a meeting at SSU Headquarters where DIG Security Dr. Maqsood Ahmed, DIG Admin Karachi Imran Yaqoob, Commandant SSU Zeeshan Shafique Siddiqui, SSP Amjad Hayat, SP SSU Irum Awan and other senior police officers were in attendance.
 
DIG Sindh Police Security & Emergency Services Division Dr. Maqsood Ahmed briefed about administrative matters of the units working under the umbrella of Security Division.
 
He also apprised about reduction in the response time of Madadgar15 Karachi and its positive effects on the public.
 
Commandant SSU Zeeshan Shafique Siddiqui briefed Additional IG Karachi about the country’s first Special Weapons and Tactics Team (S.W.A.T) at SSU which consists of trained commandos equipped with modern weapons and communication systems and remains alert round the clock to deal with any untoward incident.
 
Additional IG Karachi also witnessed a mock exercise against terrorists presented by S.W.A.T team commandos.
 
Additional IG appreciated the high level of professionalism of the officers and commandos and their commitment to carry out their duties diligently to end terrorist activities and maintain law and order.
 
Additional IG Karachi also directed ‘Urban Flooding Rescue Unit’ established at SSU Headquarters to remain alert for the upcoming monsoon season.
 
Earlier, Additional IG Karachi was presented a guard of honor by special contingent on arrival at SSU.
 
Later, DIG Security Dr. Maqsood Ahmed presented honorary shield to Additional IG Karachi.
 
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