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2,000 police officers to perform duties for Milad procession

Islamabad Police has chalked out an elaborate security plan for the procession of Eid Milad-un-Nabi on 12th Rabi ul Awal (December 12) and strict patrolling will be ensured during the procession and other religious gatherings in the city.

According to police plan, Islamabad police including the rangers and personnel of other law enforcement agencies will perform patrolling and security duties on this occasion, and the main procession starting from Sector G-7 will be completely cordoned off.

The procession will be carried out from sector G-7 (Sitara Market) and will culminate near the shrine of Hazrat Sakhi Mehmud after passing through various routes.

Following the directions of Senior Superintendent of Islamabad Police (SSP) Sajid Kiani, SPs, SDPOs, SHOs and other police officials will visit the routes of procession to ensure effective coordination for security purposes.

A total of 2,000 cops, including 300 traffic cops, will perform security duties on the occasion.

The police officers will also visit various police posts, lie in the route of the procession, check security duties and brief cops to ensure effective security.

The route of the procession has been divided into four various sectors: four SPs, seven DSPs and 22 Inspectors will lead security duties and monitor the security arrangements in various sectors.

Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has also devised a special plan for smooth traffic flow for the convenience of the road users.  The SSP (Traffic), Malik Matloob will lead 300 ITP personnel on this occasion to ensure smooth traffic flow in the city and divert traffic on alternate routes.

Close liaison will be maintained with organisers of the procession and other gatherings in the city. Cooperation of organisers will be ensured with the police and law enforcing officials and walk-through gates will be installed at all the entry points and metal detectors will be used for screening.

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