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19-12-2018

The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood has directed police high ups to adopt fool proof security arrangements for observing Christmas in religious fervor throughout the province
The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood has directed police high ups to adopt fool proof security arrangements for observing Christmas in religious fervor throughout the province and thwart any untoward incident with iron hand.
These directives were given to all Regional Police Officers and District Police Officers in a special circular issued from CPO Peshawar today. They were directed in the circular to personally visit each and every Church in their respective jurisdiction and adopt stringent security measures for it in their own supervision. It has also been directed in the circular to arrange meeting with the Bishop of Churches and work out a well planned calculated strategy for the Christmas events with their consultation. They were further directed to scan all routes leading to churches with the help of Bomb Disposal Unit and sniffer dogs as well as make best use of services of Elite force, Rapid Response Force, Special Branch, Frontier Reserve force which will be at their disposal for special duty on this occasion. It has also been informed in the circular that in case of suspicious person and unattended bags, immediately bring it into the notice of concerned police high ups so as to avert my misshaping in time.
The IGP categorically made it clear that no one would be allowed to disturb peaceful atmosphere and directed police high ups to make arrangements for live electronic coverage of all Christmas programmes, save the recording, install moving camera on all police vehicles on duty and effectively monitor all events of the Christmas. At the end of the circular police high ups has also been directed to foil the nefarious designs of miscreants and trouble shooters with iron hands.