Police officers directed to ensure strict implementation of smart lockdown in areas placed under restrictions
RAWALPINDI: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operation Rawalpindi, on Sunday directed the officers concerned to ensure strict implementation of the lockdown in all the areas placed under restrictions and negligence would not be tolerated.
Rawalpindi police, on directives of City Police Officer (CPO) Rawalpindi Muhammad Ahsan Younas, has made strict arrangements at entry and exit points of the areas placed under smart lockdown, imposed by the district administration to control spread of coronavirus pandemic.
Senior police officers are visiting different areas and briefing cops deployed there to ensure strict implementation of the lockdown about precautionary measures and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) against coronavirus.
According to a police spokesman, "Police will make sure the placement of smart lockdown in city and Cantt areas."
He said, some 300 cops and police officials from police stations concerned were deputed in the areas put under restrictions by the government to ensure law and order situation".
The Rawalpindi district administration, in view of the spike in the number of coronavirus cases, here on June 17 night imposed complete lockdown in 20 hotspot areas of city and cantt till June 30.
The administration on the directive of the government of Punjab, taking safety measures for prevention and control of coronavirus imposed complete lockdown in several areas of Rawalpindi and cantonment boards. - APP