8000 take written test to become cops

Karachi: More than 8000 candidates took part in the written test for recruitment on the posts of cop in Karachi police here Sunday.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has given the police department permission to recruit more cops to cope with the law and order situation in the city. It was learnt that the police department received more than 27000 applications and after passing the physical fitness test, some 8000 candidates were allowed to take part in the written test.

Three centers were formed to take the written test. It is said that the process of recruitment would be completed on fast-track basis and rule of merit.