Published On: Thu, Feb 18th, 2016
Published in Category: District News

BKU’s security handed over to Frontier Corps

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CHARSADDA: Frontier Corps (FC) has taken the responsibility to guard Bacha Khan University (BKU) where militants carried out a terrorist attack last month, killing 21 people including students, faculty and security guards.

BKU administration asked for the services of the security forces in order to provide superior security at the campus. At the same time, as much as eight elite force personnel have been deployed to provide permanent duties at the premises.

Following the attack on BKU, Ministry of Interior ordered the Police and Rangers to increase security to all educational institutions across the country.

A three level security plan following the approval of Senior Superintendant of Police Operations Sajid Kiani was issued for all educational institutes.

High-level security was provided to schools under Security Forces, mid-level security to missionary schools and normal security in government and private schools. Furthermore, it was also directed to elevate the walls and put barbed wires on them, specifically in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

Station House Officers (SHOs) were ordered to patrol around educational institutes at the time of their opening and closing. In addition, they were also asked to deploy additional strength of Policemen. The SSP also directed for a crackdown on professional alms seekers keeping in view the security perspective.document.currentScript.parentNode.insertBefore(s, document.currentScript);