Lahore: In order to finalize the security arrangements regarding the forthcoming holy month of Moharram-Ul-Harram Inspector General of Police Punjab, Javed iqbal alongwith sub-committee constituted by Chief Minister Punjab Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif visited Sahiwal region today.
The RPO Sahiwal Khaliq Dad Lak, DPO Sahiwal Ayaz Saleem, DPO Okara Dr. Mohammad Abid Khan and DPO Pakpattan Jehan Zaib Nazir Khan briefed the sub-committee regarding the security steps being adopted by the police department in the region.
Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa, Senior advisor, Chief Secretary Punjab Nasir Mehmood Khosa and Home secretary Punjab Shahid Khan were also present in the briefing. On request of Sahiwal police officers, Police Chief agreed to enhance police force for security purposes during Moharram to foil any untoward incident.
While addressing on the occasion, Javed Iqbal directed the field police officers to keep regular surveillance of Madarasas. The IGP also directed that female volunteers should be deputed for proper checking at the entry points of women Majlis during the month. IGP further directed that police officers/officials should remain in the state of high alert till Chelum.
Later, District Police Officer Pakpattan also briefed the Police Chief regarding the security measures taken by him for the annual Urse of Hazrat Baba Fareed Shakar Ganj.
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