KASUR, Aug 18 :District Police Officer Imran Kishwar said on Wednesday that foolproof security arrangements
have been finalized for Youm-e-Ashur as 3,000 police officials had been deputed to provide
security cover to majalis and mourning processions in the district.
He said that 21 majalis and 29 mourning processions would be held across the district
where 2 SPs, 7 DSPs, 25 inspectors, 114 SIs, 191 ASIs, 221 head constables, 1518 constables,
43 lady constables, 240 police razakars, 604 volunteers and employees of 150 civil defence
besides reserved Punjab constabulary, elite force and muhafiz force would perform security
duty, says a press release issued here on Tuesday.
He said that four-tier security would be ensured around mourning processions. The participants
of mourning processions and majalis would be checked through walk-through gates, metal
detectors and bio-metric verification.
He said the routes of mourning processions would be checked through sniffer dogs and
The DPO said that extra-ordinary security arrangements had been made at six sensitive
areas where 260 CCTV cameras had been installed while a control room had also been
set up in DPO office to monitor the law and order situation.
He said that a complete ban on wall chalking, fiery speeches, use of loud speakers and
display of arms would be ensured in the district.
Special arrangements have also been finalized to regulate vehicular traffic in the city,
however, all roads around mourning processions would be closed for traffic, he added.