SWAT - Haroon Siraj - A meeting was held at DIG, Malakand, office to review security arrangements for Chand Raat and Eid the other day, wherein important decisions regarding ensuring security were taken.

The meeting was presided over by DIG Malakand Akhter Hayat Khan while DPO Swat Gul Afzal Afridi, Station House Officers and other notable police officers were present on the occasion. As Swat was declared a sensitive area so the police high-ups took decisions accordingly. The holidays of the local police are postponed. Additional police would be deployed at shopping centres and other important buildings and mosques. The city has been classified in several zones in order to ensure security. Security forces personnel are continuously patrolling in the city.  On the special directives of the DIG and DPO, security personnel are monitoring some high-risk places where some people have been found involved in terrorist activities. Under the plans cops in plain clothes will be deployed at public places and in bazaars to keep a vigilant on anti-social elements. Full proof security arrangements has been made in Mingora city and police established a cell zone for reporting to the police official while DIG and DPO was self covering whole the situation.

The people of swat appreciated the security plans of DIG Malakand Akhter Hayat Khan and DPO Swat Gul Afzal Afridi, locals said that they were feeling secure from the arrangements which were been made for the upcoming chand raat and Eidul Fitr.  As per Plan police block the vehicles prior to enter main Cheena market which is the major shopping centre for women in Swat.

, women’s are seen freely buy their suits and bangles in the shops and police are providing safe environment to them. DPO Swat Gul Afzal Afridi especially patrolling in the city and checking the presence of the police in the bazaars and in the outskirts of the city.