Shikarpur Police has finalised comprehensive security arrangements for the processions, religious gatherings during up-coming month of Muharram-ul-Haram and decided to launch combing and search operations in different areas of Shikarpur to maintain high vigilance and thwart any untoward incident, here on Tuesday. SSP Shikarpur Umar Tufail chaired a meeting with all Ulema, religious leaders from different sects for promoting amity during Muharram and fulfilling their responsibilities to ensure peaceful observance of Muharram with religious reverence and fervour.
According to the strategy, activities of people being put under surveillance following fourth schedule will be strictly monitored by police. Whereas, more than 50 pickets will be established around Shikarpur city and other areas viz Khanpur 14, Lakhi Ghulam Shah 15, Garhi Yasin 12, Sultankot 10, Chak 08 and Madeji 10 to face any untoward incident, accordingly.
Also, extra Police pickets will be deployed at bordering districts working round the clock to monitor vehicles entering in the district and collect their data while Police mobiles will ensure patrolling at Indus Highway to cope with any untoward incident. Similarly, those scholars or persons from defunct organisations banned to enter Shikarpur.