LAHORE: Following the directives of Inspector General National Highways and Motorway Police Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, N-5 Central Zone has adopted special arrangements for Eidul Fitr.  DIG Bashir Ahmed Memon supervised the distribution of gifts among road users at all Toll Plazas of national highways. Sector Commander SSP Muhammed Inksar Khan was also present on the occasion.–Handout

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 Bashir Ahmed Memon directed the officers of Central Zone to put maximum efforts in order to cope with the rush of vehicles. The officers were asked to check the overloading and overcharging by the public service vehicles and to ensure that the passengers do not jeopardize their safety by travelling on the roof of the buses.

The officers were further asked to coordinate with National Highways Authority to arrange extra staff at all toll plazas to avoid choking of traffic.