Pe­shawar di­vided into 58 zones to en­sure se­cu­rity

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL - STAFF RE­PORTER

PE­SHAWAR—Se­nior Su­per­in­ten­dent Po­lice Op­er­a­tions, Ab­bas Ma­jeed Mar­wat said on Wed­nes­day that Pe­shawar has been di­vided into 58 zones to en­sure se­cu­rity of peo­ple dur­ing Ra­mazan to avert any un­to­ward in­ci­dent in the holy month. As per the se­cu­rity plan for Ra­mazan, po­lice­men have been de­ployed at ma­jor Musjids dur­ing prayers and Na­maz e Traveeh.

The SSP said over 400 po­lice­men be­sides po­lice mo­bile rid­ers squads would pa­trol in the city round the clock. All the Deputy Su­per­in­ten­dents Po­lice (DSPs) have been di­rected to su­per­vise pa­trolling epe­cially in Se­har , If­tar and Traveeh times. In first of Ra­mazan, he said, all SPs and DSPs par­tic­i­pated in po­lice pa­trolling in their re­spec­tive ar­eas. Women po­lice were also de­ployed in busy mar­kets while po­lice­men in plain cloths were di­rected to re­main veg­i­lant in the mar­kets.

Un­der the Na­tional Ac­tion Plan (NAP) SSP said that mis­use of loud­speak­ers would not be al­lowed and strict ac­tion would be taken against the vi­o­la­tors. To a ques­tion, he said SHOs were di­rected to check all doc­u­ments and records of peo­ple as­so­ci­ated with renta-car busi­ness for se­cu­rity pur­poses so that this ser­vice could not be mis­used.

The own­ers of houses and plazas were also di­rected to sub­mit records of all those per­sons in­clud­ing their CNICs who were provided ac­com­mo­da­tion on rent ba­sis to po­lice sta­tions, oth­er­wise, upon fail­ure strict ac­tion would be taken against them.

The SSP urged peo­ple to im­me­di­ately re­port po­lice in case of see­ing any per­son or or­ga­ni­za­tion col­lect­ing charity for banned or­ga­ni­za­tions so that nec­es­sary ac­tion could be taken against them.

The SSP urged peo­ple to im­me­di­ate re­port to po­lice in case of see­ing of il­le­gal hundi busi­ness so that in­volved el­e­ments could be ar­rested and their cases should be sent to FIA.

The SSP said law and or­der sit­u­a­tion has sig­nif­i­cantly im­proved in Pe­shawar due to ef­fec­tive polic­ing, adding 900 pro­claimed of­fend­ers were ar­rested from Jan­uary 1 to June 7, 2016.

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