ISLAMABAD:(APS)June 30, 2016- Islamabad police have devised a security plan for Yum ul Quds and decided to deploy 2000 policemen including police commandos at Masajd and Imambargahs to avert any untoward incident.
SSP Islamabad Muhammad Sajid Kiani has directed all police officials to take elaborate security arrangements and ensure strict security measures outside all masajid, imambargahs, exit and entry points of the city.
He has directed all Sub-Divisional Police Officers and Station House Officers to improve the security plan and ensure checking of every person through metal detectors at masajid and imambargahs in their respective jurisdictions.
Special contingents of police will perform security duties along with rallies in various areas to ensure security of the participants while police officials of various zones have been asked to specify parking areas far away from masajid and imambargahs and ensure strict patrolling to keep vigilant eye on suspects.
It has been categorically directed to ensure compliance of security plan and launch special drive against the professional beggars and they should not be allowed to gather outside the worship places.
The police officials have been directed to carry out special checking of hotels, motels, inns and guest houses for security purpose. It has been directed for high-vigilance security at the exit and entry points without causing any inconvenience to the citizens. Similarly, patrolling in various areas has been enhanced and the police officials are exercising strict vigilance.
All the SDPOs and SHOs have been directed to personally supervise the security arrangements and ensure the deployment of police officials or private security guards where it is necessary and in this regard no laxity shall be tolerated.
It has been decided that senior police officials will brief the policemen deputed for security purpose and maintain high vigilance.
The SSP said that Islamabad police chief IGP Tariq Masood Yasin has directed for high sense of responsibility among the police officials towards their basic duties of providing protection to the citizens. He said that all efforts should be made to accomplish security duties and make this city further secure.
The SSP (Traffic) Malik Matloob Ahmed has also assigned duties to traffic cops in order to ensure smooth flow of traffic at various places including Faisal Masjid and avoid any inconvenience to the citizens. Special squads of traffic policemen have been also constituted to perform duties at bus stands, shopping centers, markets,commercial centers and also worship places.