ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police have made a comprehensive security plan for Eid-ul-Azha, under which around 2200 security personnel including policemen and volunteers have been deployed to guard worship places and for effective patrolling in various areas of the city.
The security plan has been made following directions of Inspector General (IG) Police Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan and Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations Waqar Uddin Syed, a press release on Friday said.
According to the security plan devised by Additional SP Farhat Abbass Kazmi, around 2200 security personnel including policemen and volunteers from Masajid and Imambargahs would perform security duties during Eid days and guard religious gatherings at open places, Mosques and Imambargahs.
Police officials have been assigned security duties at 612 Masajid, 20 Imambargahs and four open places. It has been directed to ensure implementation on SOPs issued by the government for activities at public places while traffic staff would deploy policemen at various places to ensure smooth flow of traffic.
All police officials have been directed to remain on high alert and fully prepared to avert any untoward situation during Eid days. It has been asked to ensure social distancing, use of masks at religious gatherings on Eid day and at cattle markets.