The police app disappeared from the Google app store, it was dubbed a New Year’s gift | Instant News

KARACHI: Police failed to comply with their charges because an online police app (app) praised by Karachi police last year for registering complaints and complaints from the city’s public has disappeared without a trace, ARY News reported on Saturday.

An app under the name ‘Police 4 U’ was launched and boasted by Karachi Police Chief Additional IG (AIG) Dr Amir Ahmed Shaikh in 2019 to provide an online avenue for the Karachi community to approach the police.

It was launched by the police at a ceremony held at the Saleem Wahidi Auditorium, Clifton where AIG’s Dr Amir Ahmed Shaikh himself announced it. However, nearly a year after the launch ceremony, the app was not only suspended but also disappeared.

According to the report, police in the metropolitan city have designed an app to make the masses feel comfortable about registering their complaints. The source said it was the police’s attempt to present a community-friendly image to society.

The purpose of this app is for the masses to be able to provide a prompt response so that they can file a crime report or any crime. This app also provides a WhatsApp number in case the app stops working for some reason. However, now that The WhatsApp contact number is also invalid.

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Then it is proud that with the help of this app, all consulates and embassies belonging to any state and citizens of the country will be able to call the police for assistance in ‘seconds’ of their complaint.

It’s worth noting that the app was dubbed by AIG as a New Year’s gift for the citizens of Karachi, but now not only does the app malfunction, it can’t even be found on the Google App Store.




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