Published On: Tue, Jan 14th, 2014
Published in Category: Rawalpindi

4000 cops to ensure security for Eid Milad-un-Nabi

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RAWALPINDI: As many as 4000 cops will be deployed in Rawalpindi to ensure security for the main procession of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him). Rawalpindi police under its security strategy is making concerted efforts with the help of other departments concerned aimed at maintaining law and order and to avert any untoward incident.

Under the security plan formulated for 12 Rabi-ul-Awwal, foolproof security arrangements are being made.

Additional force of Special branch Police, Elite Force, Lady Police and motorcycle squads and members of district peace committee along with district police will be deployed to ensure security for Eid Milad-un-Nabi.

Strict checking of vehicles is being made at entry and exist points of the Rawalpindi city. There would be strict monitoring of the procession while Close Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras have also been installed to ensure the security. Parking of vehicles will not be allowed at the route of the procession.

No one will be allowed to stand on roof tops of the commercial and residential buildings situated along the route of the main procession while armed police personnel will be deployed on the rooftops of the buildings. Police patrolling has also been enhanced.

Members of district peace committee along with female volunteers of civil defence and lady police would also be deployed with the procession. Special checking of the route of the procession would be completed before start of the procession and bomb disposal squad will clear the route on 12 Rabi-ul-Awwal.

The faithfuls will be checked with metal detectors and walk through gates would be installed at the entry points. The route of the main procession would be sealed completely and streets on the route of the procession will also be barricaded.
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