Police finalize security arrangements for Madhu Laal Hussain Urs


Police have finalized foolproof security arrangements in and around the shrine of Hazrat Shah Hussain popularly known as Madhu Laal Hussain for the security of devotees.

More than 1,000 police officers and officials including two SPs, four DSPs, seven SHOs, around 100 Upper subordinates, 700 FC and 42 lady constables as well as teams of Dolphin Squad, PRU and Elite Force have been performing security duty for devotees.

Giving details of security arrangements, CCPO Lahore Additional IG Fayyaz Ahmad Dev said that all the logistic and operational arrangements had been implemented in collaboration with the management of Urs, district government, Punjab Safe Cities Authority and departments concerned.

The visitors of Urs programmes had been allowed to enter the arena of the shrine only after a complete checking and body search by security personnel by metal detectors and walk through gates. Lady Police officers have also been deputed to check female devotees and pilgrims.

The adjacent streets leading to main roads of the shrine have been closed through barriers and barbed wires to ensure security. Snipers have also been deputed on the shrine and high roof buildings to monitor movements of any possible suspects. Dolphin squads and Police Response Unit teams were ensuring effective patrolling around the shrine and adjacent areas.

The CCPO said that search and sweep operations in the localities had been conducted to ensure eradication of anti-peace elements and to maintain law and order.

He said that checking of citizens and vehicles had been enhanced at exit and entrance points of the city along with special pickets being setup at various points of the city.


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