City Police Officer (CPO) Muhammad Ahsan Younas has directed police officials to launch crackdown against the firecracker dealers on the auspicious occasion of ‘Shab-e-Barat’.
He said the setting off fireworks completely banned adding that strict action would be taken against violators, according to police spokesman.
The business of firecrackers would be discouraged adding that it would be crushed with full force.
He said police would establish special pickets on all the entry and exit points to keep a vigil on suspicious elements and criminals.
The CPO said it was the prime duty of the police to protect the lives and property of the people.
He said negligence would not be tolerated and action would be taken against those who would found negligent in performing their duties.