773 policemen to perform security duties for polio teams

A total of 773 policemen along with FC personnel will perform security duties for polio teams during the anti-polio drive in Islamabad.

Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Sajid Kiani has devised a comprehensive security plan following the directions of IGP Islamabad Tariq Masood Yasin.

Following this plan, 773 policemen will perform duties along with FC personnel for security of polio teams while all Zonal SPs would supervise security duties in their respective areas.

SDPOs and SHOs will maintain complete coordination with doctors and staff of polio teams and every necessary step will be ensured for their foolproof security.

As a part of this security plan, Rangers and police vehicles will keep patrolling in various areas while Eagle and Falcon squads will remain alerted to counter any untoward situation.

An inspector level official will perform duties of a focal person who will sit in the control room at the deputy commissioner office to get first-hand information on the overall situation.

A policewoman would also sit in every police station to respond in case of any emergency.

SSP Islamabad has directed all police officials to brief staff deputed for security duties of polio teams. He said that strict vigilance should be made against suspects and a high alert is to be maintained.