Commissioner finalises Muharram security plan


Karachi Deputy Commissioner (DC) District South, Mustafa Jamal Qazi chaired a meeting to review the plans of police and rangers to ensure protection of life and property of the citizens during Muharram; the first month of the lunar calendar.
The DC directed police and Rangers to conduct their duties as per the official guide lines and warned them of strict action if the directives of the chain of command were ignored. To avoid bloodshed in the holy month, police was told not to entertain requests of any influential personalities if they were not mentioned as their bosses in the chain of command. The meeting was attended by Ulema of all religious factions, official cadre of police, Rangers, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) and traffic police officials. The DC ordered ordered removal of encroachments and ensure sufficient lightening on the routes the processions would choose to take. He appealed to the ulema to cooperate with the civil administration and requested them call him immediately if any accident happened.