IGP Punjab chaired video link Conference at Central Police Office

IGP Captain ® Arif Nawaz Khan chaired video link Conference at Central Police Office

On the occasion of Eid ul Azha a three layer security should be provided to all sensitive Mosques, Imam Bargahs and Open places Eid Gathering across Punjab

Ban on skin gathering without Permission and by proscribed organizations must be implemented strictly

A strict action must be ensured against one wheeling aerial firing on 14th of Aug

DPO,s should ensure to address the issues of overseas paksitanis in their own supervision: IG Punjab

Inspector General Police Punjab Captain Retired Arif Nawaz khan said that RPOs, CPOs and DPOs should ensure all possible measure for the security of sensitive mosques, Imam Bargahs and other Eid processions across Punjab , ensuring security for cattle markets and recreational places. He further said that ban on skin gathering by proscribed organization and without permission should be strictly implemented and individuals or organizations taking law in their own hands should not be spared. He further said that on Eid ul Azha and 14 August zero tolerance policy should be adopted to deal with one wheeling, aerial firing and other criminal acts. Duration of Patrolling in the vicinity of cattle markets should be increased along with continuing police pickets near business centers, banks and markets. He further directed to start search, sweep, combing and intelligence based operations in all districts across province on daily basis, during which credentials of citizens staying in hotels should be checked by Hotel Eye software and also Dolphin, PERU and QRF patrolling should be increased. For the smooth flow of traffic during Eid vacations effective strategy should be adopted. He further said that for the security of Eid procession especially on open places walk through gates and metal detectors should be installed for checking along with additional police officials. He further said that DPOs should personally supervise initiatives to address the problems of overseas Pakistani and no slackness in this regard will be tolerated. He further official performing security duty (Santry Duty) must not use mobile phone during duty hour’s .In case of violation of this SOP mobile phone will be confiscated and a departmental proceeding will be initiated. He expressed these views while issuing directions to RPOS and DPOS from across Punjab during a video link conference about the EID ul Azha and 14th August security Plan.

During Conference IG Punjab directed officers that special head should be paid for security of recreational places, Zoos and Parks, because during the occasion a large number of people will visit these places. He also directed RPO Rawalpindi to ensure security and traffic management during EID vacation for the tourists visiting Murree and after the reaching the parking capacity limit with the help of media a timely awareness campaign should be initiated so that more tourists would not come to visit Murree. IG Punjab further directed the Addl; IG PHP to ensure effective patrolling on highways for protection of travelling citizens and to stop highway robberies. He further said that in cases where culprits got clean chit from courts should be studied as a case study to learn the mistakes and to avoid repetition in future. He directed that all officers and officials should perform eid security duty at high alert and to take steps under a comprehensive strategy for the protection of properties and lives of the public. IG Punjab further said that special security must be provided to minority worship places including Qadiani worship places and churches to avoid any untoward incident across province. He further directed to ensure complete checking and clearance of all mosques, Imam Bargahs and other Eid procession places before Eid Prayer, Snipers will be installed at the roofs of A category mosques and Imam Bargahs while Commandos in civvies will be deputed on security duty for Eid Processions. He also directed CCPO Lahore, RPOs, CPOs and DPOs to supervise security Arrangements in their respective regions. During Video link Conference all RPOs. CPOs and DPOs participated through video link while addl IG Operations Inam Ghani , Addl: IG PHP Manzoor Sarwar Ch, Addl: IG Logistics and procurement Ghulam Rashool Zahid, Addl: IG CTD Muhammad Tahir Rai, Addl: IG Elite Shahid Hanif, Addl: Special Branch Zaeem Iqbal Sheikh, DIG Headquarters Khurram Ali Shah, DIG Legal Jawad Doagr, DIG D&I Ahsan younas and other officers were present.     

(Handout No. 279)
Nayab Haider
Director Public Relations 
Punjab Police


Press Release Date: 
Monday, August 5, 2019