Elaborate Security arrangements made for last Ashra of Ramadan

NationalElaborate Security arrangements made for last Ashra of Ramadan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Islamabad Police have is working on a plan for elaborate security arrangements during the last Ashra of Ramadan and also for religious gatherings on the eve of Yum-e-Shahdath of Hazrat Ali (R.A).

Police source said that security arrangements have been almost finalized after a meeting among the top police officials. He said that SSP (Operations) Sajid Kiani has directed to maintain close coordination with the mosque committees and also furnish the list of faithful sitting in Aitikaf during the last Ashra.

He said that it has been directed to put in place special security arrangements to avert any untoward incidents at the sensitive worship places. He said that special security should be made for the last Ashra of Ramazan-ul- Mubarak and directed to enhance patrolling in Capital Territory and ensure safe environment for the citizens.

It has been also decided to intensify campaign against professional beggars and not to allow gathering of beggars outside the worship places. The police source said that security at Faisal Mosque has been also enhanced and strict vigilance should be maintained there on the eve of last Ashra and for those faithfuls sitting in Aitikaf.

All SHOs have been directed to remain in contact with the mosque committees of their areas round the clock and extend full cooperation to them with regard to beefing up security of worship places. It has been also asked to deploy additional police contingents at the sensitive places.

SSP Islamabad was informed that it has been planned to depute 400 policemen to guard the religious procession on the eve of Yum-e-Shahadat of Hazrat Ali (R.A).

Procession will start from sector G-6/4 and culminate at Imambargah Hasan-e-Ashri after passing through various routes. The policemen and police commandoes would guard the procession and Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) would also perform duties to ensure smooth flow of traffic.

He was informed that strict security arrangements is being planned for religious gatherings at Imam Bargah Moosa Kazim and in the areas of Shah Allah Ditta and Golra.

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