PM urges for strengthened, non-political police organisation

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Nepal Police is an organisation devoted to the nation, people and humankind.

At a programme organised on the occasion of the 60th Establishment Day of Nepal Police at the Police Headquarters in the Capital, Prime Minister Oli directed the national police agency to further strengthen and expand it as the organisation free from political interference.

He said, "I direct the Nepal Police to carry out works in an independent as well as responsible manner without any discrimination."

The Prime Minister said that the Nepal Police has become an example of having gender equality and its image should be further brightened.

PM Oli assured that the government would not leave any stone unturned for the promotion of Nepal Police as well as capacity building.

Praising the role of Nepal Police to maintain peace, control crime and deliver justice, PM Oli said that police have established the institution as disciplined and responsible one, not only in Nepal, but also in the globe.

Similarly, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Upendra Kanta Aryal said that police are an integral part of the society in terms of providing security to the society.

On the occasion, kin of those police personnel killed in August 24 incident in Tikapur, Kailali were honoured and provided with monetary assistance collected from police and the state.

Likewise, families of the police personnel killed in different incidents in the country were honoured and provided with monetary aid as well.