2500 cops to perform security duties in Ramazan


Islamabad capital police said that 2500 personnel will perform security duties during the holy month of Ramazan and to ensure elaborate arrangements in coordination with the notables in various areas.

According to a plan chalked out following the special directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, the Capital Police Office Operations Syed Shahzad Nadeem Bukhari and SSP Operations Islamabad has devised an elaborate security plan for Ramadan. As per plan, 2500 security men will perform special duties at 1037 Masjids and 28 Imambargahs. Police officials, security guards and masjid guards will be deployed for the security of worship places in Islamabad during the month of Holy Ramadan. These security arrangements shall be supervised by DPOs while SHOs of the concerned area would conduct security checking during Namaz timings.

Police stations have been directed to coordinate with office bearers of traders union in their respective areas to ensure effective security along with security guards. Food will be provided to policemen performing duties at police pickets during Sehri and Iftari timings in Ramadan. Special drive against the professional beggars would be launched and they should not be allowed to gather outside the worship places.