Rawalpindi-As many as 6,600 absolutely outfitted cops and officers would impart safety responsibility to protect the principle procession of Youm-e-Ashur and different Majalis within the metropolis immediately (Sunday).
“Some 3,000 cops have been assigned the task to protect the main procession of Youm-e-Ashur while 3,600 cops will protect the other processions and Majalis to be taken out/held in various parts of city,” knowledgeable a police spokesman on Saturday.
In addition to major procession of Youm-e-Ashur, there are 64 small and massive processions and 113 majalis to be taken out/organised within the district.
In response to him, Metropolis Police Officer (CPO) Muhammad Ahsan Younas have finalised the foolproof safety plan for shielding the principle procession of Youm-e-Ashur and different small and massive processions and majalis within the district.
He stated a control-room has been arrange in CPO Workplace to observe the safety preparations and to maintain a vigil on the suspicious components. He added police are absolutely ready to sort out any form of risk. He stated the police together with officers of Particular Department of Punjab Police performed the search of routes of major procession. He stated all of the streets, roads and diversions adjoining to major route have additionally been sealed with barbed wires and different obstacles.
“We will provide a three-layer security to participants of main procession and walk through gates are to be installed at all the entry points. Each and every mourner will be allowed after thorough body search,” the spokesman stated including that very skilled sharp shooters could be deputed on the rooftops together with the route of major procession for making certain safety and security of members.
Talking on the event, CPO Muhammad Ahsan Younas stated police have buckled as much as present foolproof safety to members of major procession and different processions and majalis within the metropolis. He requested the ulemas, volunteers and managements of processions to cooperate with cops on responsibility.
In the meantime, Metropolis Site visitors Police (CTP), below the command of Chief Site visitors Officer (CTO) Syed Ali Akbar, have introduced a complete visitors plan to ease visitors circulation and to facilitate the mourners and different street customers on Youm-e-Ashur and for procession of 11 Muharram ul Harram to be taken out at Chuhur Chowk.
In response to SI Kashif Saroosh, the spokesman to CTO, some 9 DSPs, 41 inspectors, 604 visitors wardens and 133 visitors assistants would carry out responsibility on 10th Muharram to regulate visitors rush and to facilitate the mourners of major procession. He stated all of the roads resulting in route of major procession have been blocked whereas diversions have additionally been put in to keep away from visitors rush.
He stated CTP has additionally finalised the visitors plan for 11th Muharram. In response to visitors plan, a complete of 4 DSPs, 12 inspectors, 120 visitors wardens and 33 visitors assistants have been deputed to ease visitors circulation throughout procession. He stated Peshawar Street would stay block from Chairing Cross to Pirwadhai Morr until fruits of procession. He stated the visitors going Peshawar from Saddar could be diverted to Westridge, Marble Manufacturing facility and IJP Street from Chairing Cross. He requested the residents to cooperate with visitors wardens for making certain safety of their very own and the mourners.