LAHORE– Security of mosques and other religious places including Imam Bargahs remained tightened on the eve of Jummat-ul-Mubarik in the metropolis on Friday.
Deputy Inspector General Operations Lahore Ashfaq Khan had issued directions to all the divisional SPs, DSPs and SHOs to ensure foolproof security arrangements.
All SPs, DSPs and sub ordinate officers personally reviewed and ensured tight security arrangements at all these religious places.
Police officers and officials along with members of the Dolphin Squad and Police Response Unit remained alert at all the sensitive Mosques and Imam Bargahs. Police checked all the vehicles including suspicious persons at Entry and Exit points of the city.
Moreover on the instructions of DIG Operations Lahore Ashfaq Khan were conducted around sensitive areas of the city along with Chinese Consulate Lahore and other important offices and public places.
Heavy contingents of Dolphin Squad, PRU, Elite force, security agencies and Lahore Police participated in the search operations.
Lahore Police checked all the suspicious persons in various parts of the city with the help of biometric and latest android devices.
According to the spokesperson of Lahore Police, the ongoing search operations were to create a sense of security among the citizens and maintain law and order situation in the provincial capital.— PRESS RELEASE