Peshawar divided into 58 zones to ensure security
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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