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Police enhance pickets to restrict public movement

Islamabad

March 29, 2020

Rawalpindi : In a bid to ensure implementation on directives of the government to control coronavirus pandemic, Rawalpindi Police enhanced police picketing system to restrict public inside homes.

Police pickets have been established at major roads and adjoining avenues of Rawalpindi city to restrict public movement in view of rising victims of coronavirus pandemic.

Police officials assigned at pickets have been authorised to take action against pillion riding and movement of public transport in the city and adjoining areas.

Public has also been appealed continuously by police mobile vans to stay inside homes in view of rising alarming situation of coronavirus pandemic in the city and adjoining areas.

Dhoke Kashmirian and Dhok Kala Khan of Rawalpindi have been sealed on report of suspects of coronavirus and in these areas army personnel have also been deployed to restrict public movement with stern action.

Meanwhile, police pickets have been established all over Rawalpindi Division and senior police officials are assigned task to keep visiting the police pickets to view lockdown situation.

SP Pothohar, SP Rawal and SP Sadar circles also visited the police pickets and instructed police personnel at the pickets to restrict unnecessary public movement.