Over 2500 policemen to guard Islamabad during Eid holidays


Islamabad : More than 2,500 personnel of Islamabad police will guard main sectors of the city when the people will leave to their native towns on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, the police sources said.

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Islamabad police have chalked out a security plan while holidays Islamabad police have been canceled for ensuring rule of law and provide protection to lives and property of the citizens.

The policemen would also patrol in the various sectors and police in charges of circles would ensure proper security at the Eid congregations in various locations.

“Sub-Divisional Police Officers and Station House Officers would be the responsible of the security around worship places. They may be provided additional strength on their request for the effective patrolling and security at Eid congregations in various sectors,” he maintained.

Interior Ministry, the sources said, has issued special directions to Islamabad police to remain on high alert and fully prepared and vigilant to avert any untoward situation in the capital.

Duty rosters have been prepared by the in charges of police stations and policemen would patrol in various sectors during day and night timings to check house burglaries and ensure protection to properties during Eid holidays.

Special attention is being given to ensure safety to properties and stop frequent incidents of theft and car lifting during Eid holidays.

As a part of security measures, the sources said police pickets have already been erected at all important entry and exit points for checking of vehicles.

The mobile patrols and squads of Islamabad Traffic Police would remain present at prominent points during Eid congregations and Chand Raat.

Bomb disposal squad will remain available at short notice and all public places, parks, play grounds will be kept under strict vigilance and security cover, the sources maintained.