LAHORE – On the directions of National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) Inspector General Zafar Abbas Lak, the N-5 Central zone will launch a special Public Friendly Soft Policing Campaign for two days on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

As per the directions, officers of Motorway Police distributed Iftaar packets, bottles of mineral water and flowers among the commuters. All the SSPs and DSPs remained on the road to supervise the campaign. Special duties were arranged and extra patrolling vehicles were deployed on patrolling to lend maximum help to the road users, especially in the context of Eidul Fitr rush. The officers were asked to lend maximum help to distressed road users and make a prompt response to Helpline 130 calls.

DIG Rai Altaf Hussain directed the officers of Central Zone to make special arrangements to cope with the extraordinary rush of vehicles due to Eidul Fitr. The officers were asked to check the overloading and overcharging by the public service vehicles and to ensure that the passengers do not jeopardise their safety by travelling on the roof of the buses.

The officers were further asked to coordinate with the National Highways Authority to arrange extra staff at all toll plazas to avoid choking of traffic. He asked the officers to treat the commuters by upholding high standards of morals, exchange Eid greetings with them.