Security beefed up in city


LAHORE: Lahore DIG (Operations) Waqas Nazir on Sunday directed the officials concerned to put security on high alert in the metropolis.

According to a statement issued here, he directed all divisional SPs to review security arrangements in their respective divisions and set up pickets for thorough checking of suspected people. He also directed the officials to properly check all vehicles at entry and exit points of the city.

The DIG said that police would conduct search operations on a daily basis in every division to maintain the city’s law and order situation. “All divisional SPs have been directed to brief policemen about the sensitivity of duty and security threats,” he added.

The personnel of Dolphin Force and Police Response Unit (PRU) have also been directed to conduct patrolling on important thoroughfares.

Waqar Nazir said that police officers would review security arrangements on all important spots to avoid any untoward incident.

“They have also been directed to keep a vigilant eye on suspected elements and their activities.”