Security plan for Yaum-e-Shahadat-e-Ali devised

Over 1200 policemen will perform security duties on 21st Ramadan in Federal Capital  

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Staff report

ISLAMABAD

Islamabad Police have chalked out an elaborate security plan for processions in connection with Youm-e-Shahadat Hazrat Ali (RA) and more than 1200 policemen and other law enforcers will be deployed for the security purpose.

According to police source, personnel of Islamabad police including Rangers will perform patrolling and security duties on this occasion and all processions will be completely cordoned off through heavy deployment.

Police source said that DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed has finalized this plan and relevant SPs, SDPOs, SHOs and other police officials will visit the routes of processions and ensure effective coordination among the security personnel performing duties.

Police officials will guide the cops and boost their morale in accomplishing duties in a responsible manner. The police officers including SPs, SDPOs will also visit various police posts lying in the route of procession, check security duties and brief cops as how to ensure effective security.

Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has also devised special plan for smooth traffic flow and avoid inconvenience to the road users. Close liaison will be maintained with organizers of processions while cooperation of organizers will be ensured with the police and law enforcing officials.

Special arrangements will be made for checking of `burqa-clad’ women participants while high vigilance will be maintained by the police officials to ensure peaceful holding of processions.