Foolproof security measures undertaken in Gujranwala

RPO says people should report suspicious activity to police


Shehzad Akram September 20, 2018
PHOTO: PPI

GUJRANWALA: Security arrangements for 1,064 majalis and 705 processions have been completed in the Gujranwala region for the 9th and 10th of Muharram. At least 1,764 police officers and 11,435 constables will be performing duties in the region, while 2,445 national volunteers and 5,770 volunteers of social organisations will also be available to assist the police.

This was said by Regional Police Officer Shahid Hanif while speaking to Express News on Wednesday.

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Shahid Hanif said, “Regional police, citizens and district administration are improving the administrative matters to make the city a stronghold of peace.” He added, “The public should cooperate with the administration and police and keep an eye on the surroundings. They should report any suspicious person, activity or item immediately to the police.”

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The RPO pointed out that foolproof security measures had been taken to counter any untoward situation on 9th and 10th Muharramul Haram.

Meanwhile, Hanif visited different areas to monitor the security arrangements. On the occasion, he directed the officials to ensure presence of all the focal persons of departments concerned at the district police control room in order to create coordination with other departments.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 20th, 2018.

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