Comprehensive security plan chalked out for Eid-ul-Fitr

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Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore DIG Bilal Siddique Kamyana has felicitated the citizens of Provincial metropolis on the eve of Eid ul Fitr and vowed to provide fool proof security to the worshippers and citizens.

Lahore Police has chalked out a comprehensive security plan on the eve of Chand Raat and Eid ul Fitr in wake of the present country situation to maintain law and order and ensure safety of the citizens. Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore DIG Bilal Siddique Kamyana, while giving details of the security plan, informed that more than 08 thousand police officers and officials would perform duty on coming Chand Raat and Eid ul Fitr providing security to around five thousands Masajid, Imam Bargahs and religious places along with more than 190 open places for Eid Congregations.

Accordingly, as many as 06 SPs, 35 DSPs, 83 SHOs and more than 376 subordinates will be on duty on this Eid ul Fitr and 243 teams of Dolphin Squad whereas 96 teams of Police Response Unit would ensure effective patrolling in the city. Bilal Siddique Kamyana informed that special teams have been formed who would take strict action against any hooliganism on Chand Raat and Eid ul Fitr along with violations of aerial firing, one wheeling and kite flying. Capital City Police Officer Bilal Siddique Kamyana further said that police Jawans of Anti Riot Force (ARF), Special Protection Unit, Dolphin Squad and Police Response Unit (PRU) would be highly alert on their duty points and ensure effective patrolling and complete checking of citizens at masajid and other related places. Dolphin Squad and PRU teams would ensure effective patrolling around these religious places. The citizens will be provided three layers security checking mechanism at masajid, parks and other public places. The CCPO further said that search sweep and combing operations, snap checking, biometric verification and all other preventive measures have already been adopted to restrain anti peace elements from creating any untoward situation. Metal detectors and walk through gates along with CCTV cameras would be used for checking and monitoring purposes. Snipers would be deployed on roofs of buildings to keep an eye on any possible suspects or any suspicious activity. Strict action would be taken against persons involved in aerial firing, one wheeling and hooliganism on Chand Raat and Eid ul Fitar. All the vehicles, motor bikes and persons would be thoroughly checked at Exit and Entrance points of the city. Preventive measures have been adopted against anti social elements and their data has been updated to stop such culprits to disturb peace of the city.

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