Police in Punjab’s province has completely banned the use of mobile phones in police stations.
A notification issued on Monday by provincial AIG operations indicated that police officers were found using mobile phones despite instructions.
The notification addressed to all the city police officers of Punjab, stating that no police officer under SHO or charge would use his mobile on duty.
The move comes at a time when some recent reported cases of police violence have killed at least two people.
The notice states: ‘It is forbidden to make and upload video of any officer on duty. Departmental action can be taken against any officer, not just the officer involved, but the chief officer.