Over 1,000 cops to guard Bar elections

Carrying of weapons and aerial firing banned

Our Correspondent January 13, 2024


A security plan has been finalized regarding polling stations for the annual District Bar Association elections.

Over 1,063 police officials will perform their duties across the district.

Polling stations have been set up in district bar Faisalabad, tehsil bar Samundari, tehsil bar Tandlianwala and tehsil bar Jaranwala.

Ahead of polling, technical sweeping of all stations is being carried out with the support of bomb disposal squad and other law and enforcement agencies, while the display of weapons and aerial firing has been strictly prohibited.

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As many as 5 SPs, 15 DSPs, 16 Inspectors, 42 Sub-Inspectors, 82 Assistant Sub-Inspectors and over 908 policemen have been appointed to maintain law and order for District Bar Association elections.

In addition, reserve policemen have been deployed to deal with any untoward situations and will remain on standby at police lines.

Elite Police and Dolphin Force personnel will continually conduct armed patrols in and around local polling stations.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 13th, 2024.


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