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Eid-ul-Azha security plan: 3000 policemen to maintain law & order in Capital

ISLAMABAD: For security on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, Islamabad Police have issued a comprehensive plan and special deployment of 3000 police contingents will be deployed to guard worship places besides measures of effective patrolling in the various areas of the city.
Following the special directions of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad, Tariq Masood Yasin, Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Islamabad, Sajid Kiani has devised a comprehensive security plan on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
In line with the security plan, 3000 policemen would perform security duties during Eid days and guard religious gatherings at open places, Mosques and Imambargahs. In this regard leaves of Islamabad police have also been cancelled. Police officials have been assigned security duties at 824 places including 796 mosques, 21 Imambargahs and seven open places. Special security arrangements had been made for Faisal Mosque. Special police pickets would be erected around the Faisal Mosque.
The bomb disposal squad (BDS) would conduct checking of various areas and parking will not be allowed near worship places or congregations. Beat systems have been introduced for security at main shopping centers, markets and additional deployment of policemen would be ensured for security.
The contingents of mobile reserve police would be part of security measures at important shopping centers including Jinnah Super, Super Market, F-10 and Aabpara Market.
Policemen have been assigned duties at bus terminals, graveyards and railway stations along with metro stations. The policemen would patrol in the various sectors and contingents of Pakistan Rangers and police commandoes will assist police in these security duties.
Special directions have been issued to Islamabad police to remain on high alert, fully prepared and vigilant to avert any untoward situation in the capital during the Eid days. In this regard all wings of Islamabad Police will coordinate with each other and share information.
Special patrolling plan has also been chalked out for which 100 police vehicles have been deployed for patrolling which will remain high alert to tackle any untoward incident. Police teams have been constituted for patrolling in various urban sectors and rural areas. Keeping in view the rush of visitors at public places, security measures have also been taken at Shakarparian, Daman-e- Koh, Yasmin Garden, Manal, Lake View Park, Chattar Park and Centauras. The mobile patrols and squads remained present at prominent points during Eid congregations.
The patrolling vehicles/eagles and the officials deployed at Masajid, Imambargahs and other placed of worship will take notice of the beggars hovering around these places and shift them to concerned police station in patrolling vehicle.
As a part of security measures, police pickets were erected at all important entry and exit points for checking of vehicles. Policemen would also patrol in the various sectors and police in charges of circles would ensure proper security during the Eid holidays in various locations



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