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July 20, 2021

Police plan to maintain peace on Eid

 
July 20, 2021

LAHORE:Lahore Police has chalked out a comprehensive security plan to maintain peace and ensure citizens safety on Eid-ul-Azha.

Issuing directions to all operational heads of Lahore Police regarding the security arrangements, CCPO Lahore Ghulam Mahmood Dogar said, more than 7,500 police personnel would perform security duty on Eid.

He said security of the city would be made tight in wake of the border situation. More than 5,000 mosques in the city which have been categorised according to their sensitivity, imam bargahs, public parks and other important places would be provided maximum security. Strict monitoring of all these places will be ensured through CCTV cameras and special surveillance teams, CCPO added. Police Jawans of Special Security Unit and Anti-Riot Force will be put on alert. Dolphin Squad and Police Response Unit teams would ensure effective patrolling around religious and public places.

The citizens will be provided three-layer safety at religious places and public parks. He said that implementation of COVID-19 SOPs would be ensured through enforcement teams. All the citizens are requested to adopt precautionary measures, including wearing face masks and maintaining social distances in mosques and public places, CCPO urged. Strict action will be taken against persons involved in kite-flying, firing, doing wheelie and hooliganism.

All the vehicles and persons should be thoroughly checked at exit and entrance points of the city, CCPO directed. Lahore Police has also deputed more than 1,000 officers at all the 12 cattle selling points of the city at designated special cattle markets as well as “Police Help Desks” established to facilitate cattle dealers and citizens, he concluded.