ISLAMABAD - The capital police have made a comprehensive security plan for the safety of public on the occasion of New Year night and in this connection police contingents would be deployed at important places, shopping centres and main markets to avoid any untoward situation.

In addition to that, Islamabad Traffic Police have also devised a special traffic plan to maintain the flow of traffic on all the main arteries of the city on the night falling between 31 December and January 1. A spokesman of the ICT Police said that Inspector General of Police, Islamabad Bani Amin Khan has issued directions to deploy police contingents at all main markets of the city on the eve of New Year Night.

On the special instructions of IG Police, SSP Islamabad Yaseen Farooq and SSP (Traffic) Islamabad Dr. Moeen Masood has issued security and traffic plan respectively. Police commandos have been deployed at different places apart from patrolling by ASPs, DSPs, inspectors and provision of more strength to police stations. All the police stations have been directed to ensure foolproof security arrangements in their respective areas while over 500 cops will perform duties in various areas. SSP (Traffic) Dr Moeen Masood has also constituted special squads to maintain traffic flow in the capital and a detailed deployment plan has been made to control the traffic in the city. He has also directed the staffers to take strict action against one wheeling, racing and those running bikes and vehicles without silences.

More than 400 traffic policemen in the form of various teams headed by zonal DSPs, inspectors, beat officers will be deployed in the whole capital territory. Special traffic police squads will also keep patrolling to curb one-wheeling and racing practices.

SSP (Traffic) has said through a press statement that special plan had been prepared on the occasion and Islamabad police would assist traffic police to curb rash driving and one wheeling. IGP Islamabad Bani Amin Khan has also appealed the citizens to demonstrate responsible attitude on the occasion and avoid from any irresponsible activity. SSP Islamabad Yaseen Farooq has directed all station house officers to maintain close coordination with other police wings for ensuring elaborate security.

Special police deployment will be also ensured at Blue Area, Super Market, Jinnah Super Market, Sectors F-10, Sector F-11, Faizabad and Aabpara market while police reserves will remain stand by for assistance in case of any untoward situation.