KARACHI -  Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh AD Khawaja on Sunday directed police officials to make steps for foolproof security arrangements for 197th Urs of Sufi Saint and poet Sachal Sarmast.

Khawaja directed his subordinates to launch technical sweeping around and inside the tomb during three-day Urs and ensure extraordinary security arrangements. The IGP also ordered them to ensure advanced intelligence collection and conduct physical checking at walk through gates. The police chief also ordered to conduct daily snap checking and patrolling at national highway and removal of encroachments around the tomb.

Khawaja directed the concerned DIG and SSPs to remain in touch with each other and make extraordinary security arrangements in the area. Besides he also instructed the SSPs, DSPs and to carry out all possible measures for foolproof security and to cooperate with area SHOs.