Lahore: Motorway Police, N-5 Central have implemented extraordinary, fool proof security including deployment of additional patrolling squads and installation of speed checking cameras to guarantee even flow of traffic and to lessen over-speeding for safety of valuable lives and belongings of the commuters during Eid-ul-Azha days. DIG/ Zonal Commander Rai Altaf Hussain said this in a meeting held at N-5 Central Zonal office Lahore while reviewing special arrangements for Eid. All the SSPs and DSPs remained on the road to supervise the campaign. Special duties were arranged and extra patrolling vehicles were deployed on patrolling to lend maximum help to the road users especially in the context of rush Eid-ul-Azha. The officers were asked to lend maximum help to distressed road users and make a prompt response to Helpline 130 calls.
DIG Rai Altaf Hussain directed the officers of Central Zone to make special arrangements in order to cope with the extraordinary rush of vehicles due to Eid-ul-Azha. The officers were asked to check the overloading and overcharging by the Public Service Vehicles and to ensure that the passengers do not jeopardize their safety by travelling on the roof of the buses. The officers were further asked to coordinate with National Highways Authority to arrange extra staff at all toll plazas to avoid choking of traffic. He asked the officers to treat the commuters by upholding high standards of morals, exchange Eid greetings with them and take a lenient view of their minor violations on this special eve.