Lahore: Security of the provincial metropolis including mosques, Imam Bargahs, markets, sensitive installations, religious and public places remained highly tightened on Juma tul Mubarak. Additional IG Fayyaz Ahmad Dev had issued directions to DIG and SSP Operations Lahore and all the divisional SPs to ensure foolproof security arrangements in the city particularly at Masajid, Imambargahs, business centres and other public places in wake of present country situation.
Senior officers of Lahore Police visited different areas of the city including mosques and religious places to check the security arrangements. All the SsP, SDPOs and related officers also reviewed and ensured tight security arrangements throughput the city particularly at masajid and all these religious places. Police officers and officials along with members of the Dolphin Squad and Police Response Unit remained alert and conducted effective partrolling at all the sensitive mosques and Imam Bargahs. Police also checked all the vehicles particularly suspicious persons at the entry and exit points of the city. Moreover, search and sweep operations have been conducted around sensitive areas of the city and other important offices and public places. Heavy contingents of Dolphin Squad, PRU, Elite force, security agencies and Lahore Police participated in the search operations. Lahore Police checked all the suspicious persons in various parts of the city with the help of biometric and latest android devices. According to the spokesperson of Lahore Police, the ongoing search operations meant to create a sense of security among the citizens and maintain law and order situation in the provincial capital.