Police finalise security plan for Eidul Azha

2200 police officials deputed to guard city

MULTAN   -   Police have finalized security plan for Eidul Azha as more than 2200 police officers/officials would be deployed on security to maintain law and order situation across the city. According to police sources, Eid prayers would be offered at 894 places across the district out of which, 117 have been declared sensitive. City Police Officer (CPO) Sadiq Ali Dogar said that foolproof security arrangements would be made across the district to maintain law and order. As per directives of the CPO, more than 2200 officers/officials would be deployed on security duty while he himself would monitor the security arrangements. The teams of Dolphin Force, Muhafiz Squad and Elite Force would continue patrolling in the city while five police reserves would remain alert at police line to deal any emergency like situation. On the other hand, more than 400 officials of city traffic police would also be deployed to ensure uninterrupted traffic flow. The CPO added that special squads have been formed to ensure stern action against the motorcyclists to prevent one wheeling. He said that zero tolerance policy would be followed against the NGOs and individuals if found involved in collecting animal hide without permission.

Distillery unearthed, four held with liquor

Police unearthed a distillery and arrested four drug peddlers besides recovering liquor from their possession during a special crackdown launched across the district here on Sunday. In line with special directives of the City Police Officer (CPO) Sadiq Ali Dogar, the police launched a crackdown against drug peddlers and unearthed a distillery during raid at 18-Kasi area in premises of Makhdoom Rasheed police station. The police arrested a drug peddler Faisal s/o Saifullah and recovered 350 litre liquor, empty bottles, fake labels and other material from his possession. In another raid, the Qutabpur police have arrested Liaqat Pitras Maseeh, Josaph Maseeh and Arshad Maseeh and recovered 230 liquor local made wine and 14 bottles of imported wine from their possession. The drug peddlers were going to supply liquor at different areas of the district on eve of Eid-Ul-Adha. Separate cases have been registered against the criminals, police sources added.