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Lahore Police Issues Security Plan For PSL V


LAHORE- Lahore Police (Operations Wing) is all set to implement on its  comprehensive security plan for the remaining T-20 matches of Pakistan Super League session V cricket series continuing in Lahore from today Tuesday at Qaddafi Stadium Lahore.

According to the Security Plan, more than 10 thousands Police officers and officials will perform security duties including 16 SPs, 34 DSPs, 103 Inspectors, Sub Inspectors and 515 Upper subordinates during the matches to ensure foolproof security of the national and international players as well as citizens visiting cricket stadium to enjoy these matches.

Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations Wing) Lahore Rai Babar Saeed while giving details of the security strategy, said that Lahore Police has previously  played pivotal role to promote International sports in Pakistan by providing maximum security to these events.

Rai Babar Saeed said that Lahore Police is all set to provide foolproof security to the visiting national and international players for the world classT-20 cricket series. He further said that maximum efforts have been be made to least disturb the business activities of the traders and businessman during the matches and zero route will be provided to the teams by closing the roads for minimum time only during the movements of teams from their residential places to the stadium and vice versa.

All efforts have been made to ensure peaceful matches. Three layers security will be provided to the citizens who will only be allowed to enter the stadium after complete checking. Citizens will not be allowed to bring prohibited items with them in the stadium.

Rai Babar Saeed said that Lahore Police has earlier provided foolproof security to all the national and international sports events being held in Lahore. We will also ensure complete implementation on SOPs fixed regarding security to conduct the remaining matches of PSL season V in peaceful atmosphere.

Rai Babar Saeed said that round the clock monitoring of the residential places of teams, routes, matches and movements of players and citizens in and round the Cricket Stadium will be ensured through the CCTV cameras.

He said that Dolphin Squad, Elite and Police Response Unit teams will continue their effective patrolling around the specific areas of the city. Snipers have been deputed on the roof tops to keep an eye on all the movements during these matches. Search and sweep operations are being conducted on daily basis in the city particularly around the cricket stadium and designated areas.

He directed the concerned officers to remain in complete liaison and coordination with related departments including District Government and law enforcement agencies for maximum security arrangements.–HANDOUT