The Station House Officers of all police stations of the tehsil including City, Saddr, Uch Sharif, Dera Nawa0b Sahib, Naushera Jadid, Chanigoth and Dhorkot have been directed to enhance security of all educational institutions and check security measures on daily basis in their respective jurisdiction.

ASP Mahzoor Ali Ghauri issued the directive in the wake of terrorists attack on Army Public School Peshawar.

Meanwhile, talking to newsmen, the ASP urged the masses to remain vigilant and inform the police as soon as they observed any suspicious movement. “The public should call on this cellphone number (03007700529) in case of presence of any suspect in their locality,” he added. Mr Ghauri reiterated the resolve that the law enforcement agencies would foil nefarious designs of extremists and terrorists and police would provide protection to all citizens without any discrimination.

The top cop also directed SHOs of all police stations to launch a drive against drug pushers, gamblers and ensure arrest of all proclaimed offenders.

ASP Ghauri also reviewed performance of the City and Saddr police stations and directed investigation officials to submit case challans in the courts concerned to ensure speedy trial. He warned that inefficient police officials would be asked to report back at Police Lines and departmental action would be initiated against them.

FUNERAL IN ABSENTIA: The Bar Association observed strike against Peshawar tragedy and offered funeral in absentia for the martyrs of terrorists’ attack on court premises.

Meanwhile, Tehsil Bar Association in its meeting chaired by its President Nazar Hussein Aslam expressed sorrows and grief over Peshawar tragedy and appealed to the government and the Armed Forces to ensure peace in the country.