5,000 cops to guard Lahore on Independence Day



Lahore Police have deployed over 5,000 personnel across the provincial capital on Saturday to guard the metropolis during the Independence Day celebrations.

Lahore CCPO Ghulam Mehmood Dogar said that the police will take strict action against one-wheelers and those involved in aerial firing and hooliganism.

Dogar said that six SPs, 35 DSPs, and 84 SHOs along with lady Police, and Anti-Riot Force personnel will perform duty tonight and on August 14th.

He said that over 100 teams comprising the Dolphin squad and Peru Force are also performing duties.

The CCPO warned the youth that they must celebrate the Independence Day spirit while upholding their moral values.

He said that there would be zero tolerance against harassment at any place in the city and especially families in public spaces and parks would be given strict security so they could celebrate Independence Day.

Lahore Police have beefed up security at the entry and exit points of the city and also performed search and combing operations.

CCPO Dogar said that traffic Police have also devised a comprehensive plan.

He urged citizens to cooperate with the police and also treat them nicely.


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