Commissioner Rawalpindi Division Captain Muhammad Mehmood has directed the administration and City Police to make foolproof security arrangements for Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A).
According to a spokesman, the commissioner directed the authorities concerned to make elaborate security arrangements for the security of the mourners.
The Commissioner was briefed that over 1841 Religious Gatherings (Majalis) and 390 Muharram processions were organized in Rawalpindi district during Muharram under elaborate security arrangements while cops were deployed at 31,000 points to provide proper security cover to 2231 Majalis and processions. Maximum police personnel were deployed to ensure law and order in the district.
Rawalpindi District Police had finalized elaborate security arrangements for Religious Gatherings and Muharram processions. Senior police officers monitored the security arrangements of the processions and Religious Gatherings and also briefed the security personnel about security situation and arrangements.