KARACHI: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Iqbal Mehmood on Saturday ordered police to use all available resources and professional skills to ensure security measures at all major installations, sensitive places, public places, industrial and commercial areas, railway stations, main bus terminals, exit and entry points of the province including Karachi on the eve of Shab e Meraj.
Mehmood said that special attention was being paid for improving intelligence collection and surveillance monitoring in the sensitive areas and surrounding localities and enhance coordination amongst intelligence agencies.
IGP instructed police personnel to ensure security measures on 27th Rajab-ul-Murajjab, Shab-e-Meraj at all Mosques and Imambargahs at district level. He also asked for improved police patrolling, picketing and snap-checking process while utilizing the services of plainclothes.
He said that in sensitive areas affected by crime, police should adopt all precautionary measures and provide bullet-proof jackets to policemen deployed on patrolling.