ISLAMABAD: More than 3500 security personnel would perform security duties during Eid days, guard religious gatherings at open places, Masajid and Imambargahs. Police officials have been assigned security duties at 824 places including 796 mosques, 21 Imambargahs and 7 open places.
Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) police have devised a comprehensive security plan for Eid-ul-Azha and special deployment will be made to guard worship places besides measures of effective patrolling in the various areas of the city.
According to detail, as per the instructions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad, Tahir Alam Khan, SSP (Operations) Sajid Kiani convened a special meeting to devise a security plan on the auspicious occasion of Eid on Tuesday. Beside the security plan, the Islamabad Police had also devised comprehensive plan to ensure patrolling at different sectors for the safety and protection of lives and property of the masses during Eid holidays.
Police officials have been assigned security duties at 824 places including 796 mosques, 21 Imambargahs and 7 open places. Special security arrangements had been made for Faisal Masque.
Special police pickets would be erected around the Faisal Masque. The bomb disposal squad would conduct checking of various areas and parking will not be allowed near worship places or congregations.
Beat systems have been introduced for security at main shopping centers, markets and additional deployment of policemen would be ensured for security.
The contingents of mobile reserve police would be part of security measures at important shopping centers including Super Jinnah, Super market, F-10 and Aabpra markets.
Policemen have been assigned duties at bus stands, graveyards and railway stations. All SHOs were directed to conduct security meetings with managers of bus stand.
The policemen would patrol in the various sectors and contingents of Pakistan Rangers and police commandoes will assist police in these security duties. Special directions had been issud to Islamabad police to remain on high alert and fully prepared and vigilant to avert any untoward situation in the capital during Eid days.
Special patrolling plan has also been chalked out following which vehicles of police stations, CRT vehicles, Falcon and Bravo vehicles would patrol in their respective areas while additional vehicles have been provided to each police station for success of patrolling plan.
Police teams have been constituted for patrolling in various urban sectors and rural areas. Keeping in view the rush of visitors at public places, security measures have also been taken at Shakarparian, Daman-e- Koh, Yasmin Garden, Manal, Lake View Park, Chattar Park and Centuras.
The mobile patrols and squads remained present at prominent points during Eid congregations.
As a part of security measures, police pickets were erected at all important entry and exit points for checking of vehicles. Policemen would also patrol in the various sectors and police in charges of circles would ensure proper security during the Eid holidays in various locations. Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) cops will perform duties at various places including worship places, parks and important boulevards.