IG Punjab claims to bring mastermind, facilitators of Anarkali blast to book soon



Lahore: Punjab Inspector General of Police Rao Sardar Ali Khan has said that the terrorists who are spoiling law and order in the province will not be allowed to succeed in their nefarious intentions.

Rao Sardar Ali Khan said that Punjab Police shares the grief of the citizens who were martyred in this tragic incident and no effort will be spared to ensure speedy delivery of justice to them. IG Punjab directed the officers to investigate all aspects of the Anarkali blast and reach out to the culprits at the earliest using all available resources including safe city camera footage and evidence from the scene. He issued these instructions while presiding over a high level meeting at Safe City Authority Qurban Lines today. During the meeting, IG Punjab reviewed all the footage of the Anarkali blast. On this occasion, Chief Operating Officer Safe Cities Authority, Additional IG CTD and DIG Operations Lahore briefed IG Punjab about the preliminary investigation. The meeting was also attended by officers of Lahore Police, CTD, Safe City Authority, Special Branch and other security agencies.

In addition, IG Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan has issued an order to raise security high alert in the province in view of the Anarkali blast. IG Punjab has directed all RPOs and DPOs to enhance security of important installations and sensitive places. Rao Sardar Ali Khan said that the patrolling hours of Dolphin, Peru and other patrolling forces in public places should be further extended. IG Punjab directed that the checking process at inter-provincial and inter-district check posts should be made more efficient. He emphasized upon expediting search, sweep and intelligence based operations in all the districts. IG Punjab directed CCPO Lahore to complete the investigation into every aspect of the AnarKali incident as soon as possible and bring the accused to justice.