The police have trained private volunteers, who will perform security duty alongwith police at different points across the district during Muharram ul Harram. According to police spokesman, the volunteers on the special directive of City Police Officer, Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi were imparted special training here at the Police Line. Special branch personnel and security experts imparted training to the volunteers who were trained on body search, use of metal detectors and bomb identification techniques.
They were also briefed about security duty and arrangements. These volunteers will be deployed at entry points of the processions and Majalis alongwith police personnel. —APP