The Lahore police have announced a coordinated security plan in order to maintain peace and order on New Year’s Eve and to protect the lives, property, and dignity of citizens.
Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore Additional IG Ghulam Mahmood Dogar stated that security will be strictly enforced on New Year’s Eve and that any instances of hooliganism, aerial firing, fireworks, or one-wheeling will not be tolerated. He emphasized that the safety and respect of citizens is of the utmost importance, and those who disturb the peace of the city through such actions will be promptly arrested.
In order to ensure the success of this security plan, more than 6,000 police officers and officials will be deployed on roads, squares, and public places on New Year’s Eve. This includes six SPs, 35 DSPs, 83 SHOs, 400 upper subordinates, personnel from the Dolphin Squad, Police Response Unit (PRU), Elite Force, Anti Rights Force, and lady police officers. The CCPO has also instructed teams from the Dolphin Squad, PRU, Elite Force, and police stations to conduct continuous patrols at sensitive and important locations. Security will also be increased at the entry and exit points of the city.
Citizens are encouraged to report any suspicious persons or activities to the police immediately. The CCPO has directed police officers to personally review security arrangements at main roads and public places. By following these measures, the Lahore police hope to ensure a peaceful and safe New Year’s Eve for all citizens.