CCTV cameras to be installed for security on Muharram

City Reporter


In order to ensure security of the mourners and Muharram processions, over 600 Close Circuit Television cameras would be installed on the routes of the processions.
According to City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Abbasi, all out efforts would be made to maintain law and order in the city during Muharram ul Harram.
Foolproof security arrangements would be finalized for the security of the mourners. Over 6000 cops would be deployed to ensure security of main 7th and 10th Muharram processions.
The CPO said that CCTV cameras installed on two routes of the processions would be connected with main command and control room.
Latest technology would also be used to monitor the movement of the processions.
Eight Police vehicles equipped with mobile towers, search lights and cameras would also be available and move with the processions, he added.
As many as 316 processions, 1766 majalis are held till Ashura in Rawalpindi district while 447 processions along with 1916 majalis are organized during the month of Muharram ul Harram.

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