The decision to impose ban was taken keeping in view the apprehensions that general public may resort to aerial firing in festivity which may cause harm to innocent human lives.
According to an order, the ban on aerial firing and display of weapons was imposed to ensure peaceful atmosphere and maintain law and order on the occasion of Eid. It will, however, not apply to the armed forces and police personnel on duty.
The ban will remain enforce for a period of ten days from August 16. The Lakki Marwat and Naurang tehsil municipal administrations have been directed to give wide publicity to the order throughout the district by beat of drum. The district police officer has been directed to ensure strict implementation and compliance of the order.
Meanwhile, DPO Umar Riaz has directed the station house officers of all police stations to take measures for implementing the ban on aerial firing and display of weapons.
He said that the violators should be brought into the clutches of law and legal action should be initiated against them. Meanwhile, district police officer Umar Riaz distributed Eid gifts among the heirs of police martyrs at a function held in district police office on Friday.
Speaking at the function the DPO said that the police force would fight against militancy and terrorism in front lines and would not lag behind in rendering sacrifices for protection of people’s lives and properties.
“He said that the police department was proud of the cops whop laid down their lives to the call of duty. “We will never forget our martyrs and will remember them on all special occasions”, he maintained.