RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has set up a new chekpost at Koral, for scanning of vehicles.

The check-post completed at a cost of Rs50 million, will formally be handed over to the army on August 14, sources in the RDA told The Nation.

The sources said that check-post has separate rooms for police personnel and the army men. A control room has also been established to monitor vehicles through CCTV cameras. 

RDA Director Engineering Muhammad Akram Soban and Deputy Director (Engineering) Akram Nadeem told Online that the army had requested the authority to set up a check post in the area. 

They said that terrorism related issues could be controlled to a great length by setting up such projects making it difficult for criminals to enter the city through such points.