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Security enhanced in villages of Islamabad

The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration in collaboration with the Islamabad police have decided to beef up security measures in villages surrounding Margallah Hills, Shakar Paryan and Rawal Dam, a official source said. He said Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Amer Ali Ahmed had conducted meetings with the villagers of 11 villages surrounding the Margalla Hills, Shakar Paryan and Rawal Dam and it had been decided to deploy volunteers of the Civil Defence Department for keeping a vigil on any suspicious activity in the area. The Pakistan Rangers Islamabad commandant had also been contacted while representatives of law-enforcing agencies had also put up their suggestions on further enhancing the security measures, the source added. He said Chief Commissioner Tariq Mehmood Pirzada had directed the officials of district administration and Islamabad police to further strengthen the security arrangements and brief their juniors officials in detail about their duties and responsibilities and junior officials should carry out checking and patrolling in their areas.
Officials in plain clothes are being deployed at ‘katcha and pacca paths’ leading to hills and checking of vehicles coming to Shakar Paryan be conducted for the purpose of security. Security at the red zone had also been beefed up while overall security measures in the district Islamabad had been stepped up to avert any untoward incident, he maintained.

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