LAHORE - Punjab Police Inspector General Shoaib Dastagir on Tuesday ordered security for churches, markets and recreational places on Christmas.
He told the officials to take stern action against the elements involved in sale of toxic liquor. He said that a crackdown on top 20 criminals of every district must be carried out in the direct supervision of relevant DPO and report on the action should be shared with the CPO on a monthly basis.
More than 22,000 personnel to guard churches
He directed the officials to submit a report on the cases registered against land grabbers and the accused within the last seven days. He issued these directions wile presiding over an important meeting at the Central Police Office.
In Lahore, hundreds of police would be deployed at churches, parks and other entertainment points in connection with Christmas celebrations.
Capital City Police Officer Zulfiqar Hameed said Christian volunteers would also be assist local police to ensure best security arrangements. The CCPO also directed the field officers to inspect security arrangements in their respective areas by coordinating with Christian community leaders.