2000 cops to perform duties for processions of Eid Milad ul Nabi

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Islamabad Police have chalked out an elaborate security plan for main procession of Eid Milad ul Nabi on 12th Rabi ul Awal (December 1)and strict patrolling will be ensured during procession and other religious gatherings in the city.

According to police plan finalized in meeting headed by Senior Superintendent of Islamabad Police (SSP) Sajid Kiani, 2000 police personnel including QRF and ATS teams, and police commandoes while contingents of Rangers and FC will perform patrolling and security duties on this occasion and main procession starting from Sector G-7 will be completely cordoned off through heavy deployment.

Procession will carried out from sector G-7 (Sitara Market) and to culminate near shrine of Hazrat Sakhi Mehmud at Aabpara market after passing through various routes, the police source said.

The SSP said all SPs, SDPOs, SHOs and other police officials will visit the routes of procession and ensure effective coordination among the security personnel performing duties. Police officials will guide the cops and boost their morale in accomplishing duties in a responsible manner. Special teams of CID and Special Branch police will assist in smooth performance of their duties.

The police officers including SPs will also visit various police posts, lying in the route of procession, check security duties and brief cops as how to ensure effective security.

Close liaison will be maintained with organizers of procession and other gatherings in the city. Cooperation of organizers will be ensured with the police and law enforcing officials. Walk through gates will be installed at all the entry points of procession and metal detectors will be used for checking of participants.

The SSP directed patrolling officers to check motorcyclists in their respective areas, note down details about them and check their particulars. He also directed to enhance vigilance against suspects and ensure peace in their areas.

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