dailypeghamISLAMABAD: A batch of 397 including 39 female recruits of the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) completed their five-month training on Saturday at the Military Training Centre Attock.

ANF Director-General Major-Gen Nasir Dilawar Shah was the chief guest while high ranking military and civil officers, foreign dignitaries and others were also present.

The ANF chief congratulated the passing out recruits and pinned high hopes on their future performance and assignments. He thanked the army for making the training centre available and providing quality training to the recruits.

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DG’s cane was awarded to Sub0inspector Hafiz Tajwar Hayat for the overall performance and Commandant ANF Academy Medal to Assistant Sub-inspector Hira Hussain.

The ANF had recruited of 55 sub-inspectors, 52 ASIs and 290 constables including 39 female before seeking army’s help for training at Mansar Camp, Attock.

The ANF recruits got training in firing, weapon-handling, unarmed combat, field craft, security, survival techniques, raids at inhabited areas and response to impromptu situations. They were also imparted training in fields of criminal law, police rules, criminal investigation, police station administration, narcotics studies, human rights, regional ethics and service rules.

Special emphasis was laid on character building, discipline, dress and devotion to duty. Pre-course formalities included preparation of a thoroughly deliberated curriculum. Theoretical discourse was appropriately followed by practical exercises. Emphasis was also laid to confront crises situations, necessitating its independent handling.