Security gaps in our financial institutions 

-2018-04-22 11:03:08 | News In English

 Hussien al Jaghbeer 

Bank robberies continue, and in each operation we find the General Security Knights standing in front of their executors where they are quickly arrested,If we exclude one out of six cases of burglary whose arrest has not yet been arrested, the search is under way to bring him to justice. Despite the intensification of sanctions against them and their transfer to the State Security Court,The operations  are still ongoing, while meetings are held between the Ministry of the Interior and the Directorate of Public Security, in order to put in place comprehensive reviews to find new mechanisms in the Crime Prevention Law,Where Interior Minister Samir Al-Mubaidin revealed intensive meetings and comprehensive measures on the law in order to maintain social and civil peace and rights.
The responsibility to eliminate the phenomenon of bank robbery does not fall on the public security, which under no circumstances can provide security guards to protect any institution or company in the Kingdom,As much as the duty of these institutions, which must find mechanisms to protect their headquarters from criminal acts,And the role of security is supportive. The banks should enter into agreements with private protection and security companies to provide trained personnel. They are primarily affected by robberies and must be the initiative to find security solutions for their financial institutions,So that these elements are ready to deal with such cases. The bank's governor issued instructions to all banks including asking them to work on linking all banks and branches with burglar alarms with the command and control center and security centers within the jurisdiction.And connect the surveillance cameras to the entrances and exits of the banks with the command and control center / Public Security Directorate, and the installation of electronic security doors at the entrances of the branches, and secure the custody of all branches operating in the Kingdom throughout the duration of her work. What is surprising is the refusal of bank departments to the security plans,Without giving convincing reasons for this, which makes it the target of anyone who seeks to carry out a robbery. The initiative came from public security, and then the central bank,However, the cooperation of banks in this is very important and necessary, even if these plans are financially expensive, who should ultimately bear the security gaps in their financial institutions,And what the security services are quick to arrest the perpetrators of the operations are not of precedents, an achievement estimated, but for how long?

Translated by Diana Hilal