MULTAN: As many as 2225 police officials will perform duty on Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) being observed on December 13, for providing security cover to the participants across the district.
According to police, 1593 police personnel and 650 volunteers will perform duties along with chehlum processions and routes across the district. DCO Zahid Saleem Gondal has imposed section 144 CrPC and put ban on pillion riding across the district.
Eight processions will be taken out, of them three were kept in A category and five in B category while 1167 police personnel would be deputed with the processions. While 33 majalis will be held where 426 police personnel and 650 volunteers will be deputed for security. Reserve police would also remain alert to cope with any situation.
CCTV cameras walk through gates and scanners will also be installed at the entry of majalis and CPO Sultan Ahmad Chaudhry appealed to the citizens not to park vehicles near majalis and routes.