ISLAMABAD    -   Police have mobilised security ap­paratus and started chalking out a comprehensive strategy in the wake of any sit-in call in the cap­ital, informed a police spokesman on Saturday.

According to him, the overall law and order situation was reviewed in a meeting at the central police office which decided to ensure ef­fective security measures in the city besides enhancing vigilance.

Following the special directions of Minister for Interior Rana San­aullah Khan, an important meet­ing was held at the central police office to deal with the sit-in under the chairmanship of Commandant FC Salahuddin Mehsud and IG Is­lamabad Dr Akbar Nasir Khan. All DIGs, AIGs, SSPs and other senior officials also attended the meeting and a detailed briefing was given to counter the sit-in call, he said.

It was decided that any law and order situation in Islamabad will be dealt with using modern tech­niques. Commandant FC assured that required FC personnel will be provided to deal with the sit-in and a regular plan has been pre­pared in this regard.

IGP Islamabad said that all the officers should be ready at all times to deal with any law and order situation. He said that Is­lamabad police will never allow it to disturb peace in the city and to take all necessary measures to protect the life and property of cit­izens.

Meanwhile, police conducted a search and combing operation in the jurisdiction of Shams Colony police station, he said.

He said that, following the spe­cial directives of IGP Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, search and combing operations are being conducted in different areas of the city, to ensure the safety and secu­rity of the Islamabad citizens.

Following these orders, a search and combing operation was con­ducted in the PS Shams Colony ar­eas by local police, CTD and Quick reaction teams under the supervi­sion of DSP CTD.

During the search operation, five suspects were shifted to the police station for verification, While 80 houses were checked.

IGP Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan said that the purpose of the search and combing operations was to heighten the security in the capital. All zonal officers were di­rected to continue these operations in their respective areas as well. Citizens are also requested to coop­erate with police during checking.