RAWALPINDI - Security has been beefed up and put on high alert in the city for Eidul Fitr , which is likely to fall on October 2 (Thursday),on the special directives of City Police Officer (CPO) Rao Muhammad Iqbal Khan,. The main markets, shopping centers and bazaars of the city are being kept under strict vigilance to thwart any untoward incidents. Extra police force has been deployed at all entry and exit points of the city. The security of Cantonment areas has also been enhanced to maintain law and order situation.Three police stations of the Cantonment areas including Westridge, RA Bazzar and Cantt police stations have chalked out a special security plan to counteract any threat to peace and mishap.Special security measures have been adopted to provide protection to the Eid shoppers and patrolling has also been increased at various localities of the city to deal with mischievous elements. While on the other hand, as the Eid is approaching fast, Mohafiz Force' jawans have started looting poor vendors, fruit and vegetable sellers by purchasing items on shoddy rates at Chungi Number 22 besides many others localities of the city.A poor fruit seller, on the condition of anonymity, told TheNation here on Sunday that often lower rank police officials specially of Mohafiz Force purchase fruit and threatened us of dire consequences if we did not give them fruit on cheap rates, he lamented."Our salary is very low that is why we purchase fruit from you on rates of our own choice ", replied two jawans of Mohafiz Force, patrolling at Chungi Number 22, told a Banana seller. The Mohafiz Force was deployed in the city for the safety of general public not for looting them, said a grapes seller. The fruit and vegetable sellers at Chungi Number 22 have demanded of the police high ups to take strict action against Mohafiz Force personnel who are earning bad name for police department by committing these shameful acts.    APP adds: Heavy vehicles are not at all allowed to enter into Islamabad without the 'permit passes' due to the prevailing law and order situation and Marriott blast on September 20, the Capital police said on Sunday. Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Ahmed Latif has said that heavy vehicles are banned within the city keeping in view the law and order situation and protection to the life and property of the citizens. He said that such vehicles will have to get the 'permits' for their entry in Islamabad from the Secretary Islamabad Transport Authority (ITA) of the district administration. " Those getting permits would face no inconvenience," the SSP said and asked the owners of all private companies, corporations, catering services, petrol pumps, factories, Goods Forwarding and Construction companies to get the permit from Secretary ITA for the entrance of their vehicles in the city. The drives of vehicles would show the permit at the police pickets before entrance, he said and assured every possible cooperation from the local police. Ahmed Latif said it is the prime responsibility of the police to protect the lives, and property and every effort would be made to fulfill this task. The SSP also appealed the citizens to cooperate with public and inform Rescue 15 police after looking suspects or suspected materials. Meanwhile, the SSP has also directed all the Sub-Divisional Police Officers and Station House Officers to monitor themselves checking at all entry and exit points.He also directed to cooperate with citizens and avoid teasing them without any reason.