KASUR-The citizens showered the police with praise for eliminating a sodomy-cum-murder accused and urged the police to show no leniency for criminals indulged in such heinous crime.

The citizens organised a rally which started from Sheikham area and after passing through different main roads, the participants reached main Pattoki stop where the rally culminated. A large number of people belonging to different walks of life participated in the rally and lauded the police performance. The participants were carrying placards inscribed with slogans in praise of police.

On the occasion, the DSP (Pattoki) reaffirmed his vow to protect the honour, property and life of the common man.

According to police, the accused identified as Ali Raza who sodomised and killed a nine-year-old boy in Sheikham area was killed in a shootout with police.

SECURITY MEASURES: It is top priority of the police to provide security to public places during the holy month of Ramazan, said SP (investigations) Malik Mushtaq Awan.

During his visit to Railway Station and Purana Lorry Adda Ramazan bazaars, he informed the media that police deployment has been enhanced at Ramazan bazaars, Madani Dasterkhawans, mosques and Imambargahs to ensure foolproof security. He said that all the SDPOs and SHOs have been asked to visit the mosques and Imambargahs and inspect security measures.

DSP (city) Abdul Qayyum and A-Division Police SHO was also present on the occasion.