The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police have banned the use of smartphones by officers while on duty across all jails reported on Thursday.
A communiqué sent to all KP police officers on behalf of the KP IGP stated that it had been observed that police officials were using mobile phones while on duty even though “clear directions in this regard have already been conveyed to all field formations”
The police department also issued a warning that anyone found disobeying the orders will face disciplinary action.
In addition, the police force prohibited officers from returning home in uniform after finishing their shifts due to an increase in deliberate attacks on police officers.
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Back in 2018, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government banned the use of smartphones, tablets, and similar electronic devices in public hospitals and medical facilities.