KPK police high-ups asked to tight security for Eid


PESHAWAR: The Provincial Police Officer (PPO), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Ihsan Ghani has directed the Police high ups to adopt fool proof security measures for maintenance of law and order during the last days of the Ramazan and occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, to prevent saboteurs activities well in-time.

These special directives were given to all regional police offices DIGs and DPOs throughout the province in a circular issued from CPO on Wednesday.

They have been directed in the circular to tighten the noose around the nick of terrorists, further improve their intelligence network, establish special check posts at entries and exits of each and every city and carry out special checking on these points.

The IGP further directed the police high ups to take special measures for safety of important national installations, personalities, worship places, markets, banks, hospitals, petrol pumps, railway stations, airport and other potential targets.

They were also directed to make journey safe for the commuters on all important main roads, highways and increase their patrolling on these and prevent and preempt any attempt of robberies, dacoities on it.

It has also been directed to completely ban brandishing and displaying of all kind of arms, weapons and carry out effective security measures after sunset.

The IGP also directed for stringent security measures for the protection of life and honour of people at all public places and parks.

They have further been directed to adopt special security measures at all shopping centers especially for protection of women customers and deploy plain clothes personnel, besides routine policing to effectively curb the menace of purse and mobile phone snatching incidents.

In the special circular traffic police have also been directed to ensure smooth flow of traffic especially during rush hours.

The IGP also directed the police high ups to further mobilize public against miscreants, get their required support and form local committees against criminals.

SDPOs and SHOs have been directed to carry out patrolling during the peak hours and congregation time.They have also been directed to fully mobilize all Rescue 15 and Quick Response Unit and work out proper contingency plan in all districts.