DPO Attock Shahzad Nadeem Bokhari

Attock Police have chalked out a comprehensive plan for security during Eidul Fitr under which 2200 officials including 1200 cops comprising six DSPs, 16 SHOs, 160 ASIs, 140 Head constables and one thousand volunteers would perform guard duty around worship places during Eid prayers. District Police Officer Shahzad Nadeem Bokhari while talking to newsmen said that district Police have finalized a comprehensive security and patrolling plan on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr besides augmenting security at public and worship places and important buildings to thwart any untoward incident.

He said that police would guard as many as 329 worship places for eid prayers including 294 mosques, 13 Imambargahs and 20 open places to provide security to worshipers. Responding a question, the DPO said that security plan has been chalked out in collaboration with district administration and other law enforcement agencies and elaborated measures planned for security outside all mosques and imambargahs and exit and entry points of the district. He said that all police officials have been directed to remain on high alert and fully prepared to avert any untoward situation during Eid days.

“All police officers have also been directed to personally patrol the areas of their jurisdiction to ensure the implementation of security measures”. Mr Boukhari added. He said no person should be allowed to enter mosques or imambargahs without proper body search. Walk through gates should be installed in open places besides establishing car parking away from gathering places. He said no person or organization could collect fatrana without prior permission from the district administration as National Action Plan must be implemented in true spirit.