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20-09-2017

IGP KP Mr.Salah-ud-din Khan, presiding over a high level meeting regarding Muharram Security of Peshawar,Mardan and Hazara regions held in CPO Peshawar.
A meeting was held at CPO Peshawar today in which security measures for peaceful observance of Muharram in Peshawar, Mardan and Hazara Regions were reviewed.

Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood presided over the meeting, Additional IGP Investigation, SSP Operations Peshawar and all DPOs of relevant districts attended the meeting SSP Peshawar and concerned DPOs briefed the police chief with the help of maps and charts about the security plan of Muharram 2017 in their respective districts. The police chief informed the participants of the meeting that police force will perform its duty as front line force and no loopholes will be allowed in the security arrangements and directed the participants to further pull up their sleeves and adopt stringent security measures for ensuring peaceful observance of Muharram. They were also directed to take effective steps for sectarian harmony and religious brotherhood during Muharram. Participants were further directed to take prompt action on intelligence based reports and foil the nefarious designs of the miscreants well in time. They were also directed to hold meetings with elders of both sects and give final shape to the security measures with their suggestions and consultations. The IGP made it clear the security arrangements adopted for Muharram will be checked through different teams and in case of any lapses concerned DPOs will be held responsible for it.

Earlier, SSP Peshawar and concerned DPOs briefed the IGP about the security plan adopted for peaceful observance of Muharram in their districts. They informed that all possible measures are being taken for ensuring peace during Muharram.