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Security tightened to avoid any untoward incident in Capital

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Police, under a comprehensive plan, have further tightened security across the Federal Capital to avoid any untoward incident by deploying additional personnel at mosques and Imambargahs for Eid-ul-Fitr prayers.

The police have also devised an effective strategy to ensure foolproof security in the Capital during Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. According to the security plan, more than 1,600 policemen would safeguard Eid congregations, 975 mosques, 33 Imambargahs, markets and picnic spots.

Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Najeebur Rehman Bugvi has issued directives to all the police officials to tighten security in their respective areas and enhance the patrolling.

The SSP, in a directive, asked the police to ensure search at all the exits and entrance points. He asked for strict action on one-wheeling and elements taking the law into their hands.

Police personnel has been deployed at all the bus terminals and railway stations, besides graveyards. Police commandos and Pakistan Rangers would also be available for assistance of the police, according to a press release.

Police have been assigned to patrol various sectors to prevent anti-social activities during Eid holidays, besides patrolling in different sectors. Special police deployment would be made for the security of Faisal Mosque on Eid-day, while walk-through gates and scanners would be installed for checking purpose.


M. Nasir Uddin commenced his career 25 years ago as sub-editor with PPI News Agency. For the last 20 years he remained associated with leading Urdu daily Express brought out from over ten different stations simultaneously. He reports religious parties, national politics and local bodies etc.