Lahore: CCPO Muhammad Aslam Tareen has said that a comprehensive security plan has been chalked out for Eid-ul-Azha under which more than 8 thousand police Jawans, Razakar and Officers would perform duty in order to provide foolproof security at all Mosques and open places where Eid prayers were held. He said that police officials, equipped with metal detectors, would be deputed at Mosques, Imam Barghas and other religious places and complete security would also be provided to the citizens of Lahore on the second and third day of Eid.
He was addressing the a meeting, here Tuesday, in Police Lines Qilla Gujjar Singh in which DIG Operations Rai Muhammad Tahir, DIG Investigation Chaudhry Muhammad Shafiq, Chief Traffic Officers Sohail Chaudhry, all divisional SPs, SP Security, SP Headquarters, SP Mobiles and SP CIA were also present among others concerned.
CCPO directed the CTO to prepare a special traffic plan for ensuring smooth flow of traffic on roads during Eid days and directed that additional traffic wardens be deputed at important roads and busy areas. He directed that additional police force be deputed at markets and business places during Eid shopping days. He directed to make foolproof arrangements at the entry and exit points of the city, important buildings, bus & wagon stands, business centers etc. and depute plane clothes men their for keeping a vigil in this regard.
He said that Lahore Police would remain on high alert on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha to ensure maintenance of law and order and to avoid any possible subversive activity in the city. CCPO said that in order to achieve this objective, all divisional SPs, Supervisory Police Officers, SHOs, Sub-Inspectors and Assistant Sub-Inspectors should be deputed at various sensitive points in the city, while patrolling of mobile squad should also be made more efficient & effective. He said that officials of Police Emergency 15 would also remain on high alert in order to take prompt action on the complaints of the citizens. CCPO appealed to the religious leaders and citizens to completely cooperate with the police in ensuring entry into the mosques after security checking.
CCPO directed the people to extend their whole-hearted cooperation for the eradication of terrorism and inform police about suspicious elements and vehicles etc. For this purpose they could contact on the following numbers: Emergency Control 15, Qurban Control 99200269 and Traffic Control 99201910.