Rawalpindi - City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi said yesterday that every person should play role to combat the menace of terrorism, extremism and sectarianism while setting aside the personal differences. “The religious harmony is need of the hour and we should prove ourselves as a peaceful nation by showing brotherhood and unity,” he said. He added that police would provide foolproof security to the processions of Moharram-ul-Haram in the city. He said the hate speeches are banned and strict action would be taken against the violators.

CPO Abbasi expressed these views while meeting the delegates of Peace Committee. The meeting reviewed security arrangements for Moharram. The meeting was also attended by ADCG Aqeel Ahmed Khan, SSP (Operations) Karamat Ullah Malik, Pir Syed Izhar Hussain Shah Bukhari, Syed Javed Shah, Saif Ullah Mufti, Mufti Haneef Qureshi, Qari Idrees Haqqani, Pir Javed Lahori and many other religious scholars and Ulema.

Addressing the meeting, Abbasi said that police were all set to guard the processions and Majalis of Moharram while all the members of Peace Committee would be issued computerised cards by the government. He said the Ulema would have to play due role to combat the menace of terrorism.

He said that the meetings of members of Peace Committee would be convened in all the police stations to hammer out the strategy to maintain law and order situation in the city.

“Peace Committee is the best platform which is serving the nation and country unconditionally,” the CPO said adding that the citizens should also cooperate with the law enforcers.

ment agencies in maintaining law and order in the city. He said the use of loudspeakers would be banned.