Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has directed to employ effective measures to curb the menace of one-wheeling during Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in the province.
He has issued special directions to Cabinet Committee on Law & Order and asked to carry out indiscriminate crackdown against the culprits involved in one-wheeling. One-wheeling will not be tolerated at any cost and the concerned police officer will be prosecuted where the complaint of one-wheeling is reported in that district, he added.
While issuing further directions, the Chief Minister said that special teams should be constituted to stop one-wheeling during Eid holidays.
Similarly, action should also be taken against under-aged drivers of cars and bikes. He said that one-wheelers will be prosecuted under the law.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister has directed to make special arrangements to maintain traffic flow in tourist cities including Murree and added that effective measures should be taken to improve the traffic flow on the roads leading to Murree from Islamabad during Eid-ul-Fitr.
He said that the citizens going to Murree should not face any difficulty and a system be devised to keep them informed from time to time. He said that special arrangements should be made to keep the traffic flow smooth in Murree and other historical and recreational spots. Special traffic plan should be evolved by the traffic police to maintain smooth flow of traffic in all the districts of the province on Eid and the senior police officers should personally supervise the traffic arrangements.
He further said that best traffic arrangements should be made for Lahore, Murree and other mega cities and comprehensive strategy should be finalized to keep the traffic flow smooth in Murree.