LAHORE: As per directions of IGP Punjab Captain Retired Arif Nawaz Khan, flag marches were held in all districts of the province under supervision of DPOs and CPOs with an aim to commemorate Eid Milad Ul Nabi (PBUH) and promote a sense of security among public.
The flag marches started off from district police lines and police formations including police officers, police mobiles, traffic police, and elite police took part.
The marches passed through several markets and densely populated areas and was attended by a large number of people.
The IGP aimed at giving the message that it is on high alert and is able to maintain law and order so citizens may freely participate in 12 Rabial Awwal processions.
Moreover, as per directions of IGP Punjab, CCTV cameras, walkthrough gates, and metal detectors have been installed at sensitive places where Mehfil-e-Milad will be held whereas minorities’ places of worship have also been provided foolproof security.
Adequate steps have been taken and plain-clothed commandoes have been deployed at sensitive religious places, important landmarks and buildings.
Special traffic arrangements have also been laid out to ensure a normal flow of traffic whereas search, sweep and combing and intelligence-based operations at sensitive religious spots and mahafil under the supervision of DPOs and CPOs have also been boosted up