Sukhera Orders to Beef up Security of Worship Places

Apr 06, 2017

LAHORE: Inspector General of Police Punjab, Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera has said the security of worship places of minorities, educational institutes, particularly the ones with co-education, and all important installments should be beefed up.

He said vantage points should be set on such places at a distance not easily reachable by the attackers in any emergency situation.

Armed sentries should be deployed in these vantage points to thwart enemy attack in case of any untoward incident.

IGP further directed field officers to revise security plan for census teams in districts where the census in undergoing. Concerned RPOs and DPOs should deploy police officials in civil dress, along with local police, to keep an eye on surroundings and provide security to census teams by maintaining a distance.

IGP stated this while chairing a video-link RPOs conference held at the Central Police Office today. Add: IGP Welfare and Finance, Shoaib Dastgir, Add: IGP Operations Punjab, Mohsin Hassan Butt, DIG Development, Kamran Khan, AIG Operations, Dr. Muhammad Akhtar Abbas and SSP CTD, Babar Sarfraz Alpa were also present in the meeting.

He directed all RPOs to personally check security arrangements for census teams, educational institutes, worship places and important installations.

(The Business)