SSP Larkana outlines plan to maintain peace in Muharram

Pakistani policemen stand guard during a religious procession by Shiite Muslims on the ninth day of the holy Islamic month of Moharram in Peshawar on November 3, 2014. Pakistan was on high alert for the mourning processions of Ashura, a flashpoint for sectarian violence, a day after the country's deadliest bombing in more than a year killed 55 people. Security forces across the country were bracing on November 3, for possible attacks as Shiite Muslims mark Ashura, the anniversary of the death of Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed. AFP PHOTO/ A MAJEED

KARACHI: A comprehensive plan has been chalked out to maintain peace and harmony in district Larkana during Muharramul Haram.

Larkana Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shabbir Ahmed Sethar on told media that police personnel will be deployed to escort all mourning processions and ‘majalis’ to be held at main imambargahs of the district.

All security measures will be adopted to prevent any untoward incident during Ashura, however the people should extend all cooperation to the police to maintain peace and sectarian harmony during Muharram days, he added.

The SSP Larkana said that a control room has been established to operate round-the-clock for prompt action of the district police.


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