Islamabad  - Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) police have devised a comprehensive security plan for Eid ul Fitr and special deployment will be made to guard worship places besides measures of effective patrolling in the various areas of the city.

All police officials have been directed to remain on high alert and fully prepared to avert any untoward situation during Eid days. According to the security plan, police spokesman said that more than 3500 policemen would perform security duties on Eid and would guard religious gatherings at open places, Masajid and Imambargahs.

Police officials have been assigned security duties in this connection at 667 places out of which 19 are open and 26 are Imambargahs. The Bomb Disposal squad would conduct checking of various areas and parking will not be allowed near worship places or congregation.

As per plan, beat systems have been introduced for security at main shopping centers, markets and additional deployment of policemen has been ensured there in the ongoing last `Ashra’ and at Chand Raat.

The contingents of mobile reserve police and prisoner van movement would be part of security measures at important shopping centers including Super Jinnah, Super market, F-10 and Aabpra market.

Policemen have been assigned duties at bus stands, graveyards and railway stations while special deployment will be also made at Faisal Mosque. All SHOs have been directed earlier to conduct security meetings with managers of bus stand as nine bus stands were identified for security duties. Following these meetings, special police pickets have been erected in the vicinity of bus stands and police with the help of volunteers would check the passengers and other suspects there.

As per security duties on Eid, the policemen would patrol in the various sectors and contingents of Pakistan Rangers and police commandos will assist police in these security duties.

SSP Islamabad Sajid Kiani has issued special directions to Islamabad police to remain on high alert and fully prepared and vigilant to avert any untoward situation in the capital during Eid days.

Special patrolling plan has been also chalked out following which vehicles of police stations, Falcon and Bravo vehicles would patrol in their respective areas while additional vehicles have been also provided to each police station for success of patrolling plan.

Police teams have been constituted for patrolling in various urban sectors and rural areas. Keeping in view the rush of visitors at public places, security measures have been also taken at Shakarparian, Daman-e-Koh, Yasmin Garden, Manal, Lake View Park, Chattar Park and Centaurus. The mobile patrols and squads of Islamabad Traffic Police would also remain present at prominent points during Eid congregations and Chand Raat.