KARACHI - The law enforcement agencies have decided to take stern action those involved in aerial firing, carrying and displaying arms during 12th Rabiul Awwal, birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

This was decided in a high level meeting held at Rangers Headquarters in Karachi on Tuesday which was chaired by DG Rangers Major General Muhammad Saeed. A large number of officials and representatives from police, intelligence agencies, civil administration and home department also participated in the meeting. DG Rangers review the security plan in the meeting.

A code of conduct was finalised in a meeting to make ensure the law and order for the 12th Rabiul Awwal by the law enforcement agencies. “Flag marches by Rangers and police, snap checking and the personnel would be deployed for the security reasons of the processions,” the meeting decided.

“Strict action would be taken against the violators of the code of conduct issued by the federal and provincial governments and no one would be allowed to resort aerial firing, carrying and displaying arms. And even no one would be allowed to change the designated routes of the processions.”

The meeting also decided that no one would be allowed to waving the hatred flags, distributing provoked and hatred pamphlets, cassettes, CDs and shouting provoked slogans. The participants of the meeting also appealed to the scholars and clerics of all the school of thought to cooperate with the law enforcement agencies and also appealed to the citizens to inform the Rangers Helpline if they found any illegal activity or any suspicious thing.