Lahore, February 27, 2023 (PPI-OT):Inspector General Police Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar has ordered Lahore and Rawalpindi police to take special measures regarding security arrangements for PSL matches in Lahore and Rawalpindi. In his message, IG Punjab said that PSL is the brand of Pakistani cricket, the peaceful conduct of which is the national responsibility of all of us.
Dr. Usman Anwar said that PSL security is not only a departmental duty but more than that it is our national obligation which has to be performed with full sense of dutifulness and sincerity. IG Punjab told the officers and personnel on security duty that PSL duty is not only around the stadium, route or hotel but everywhere where any danger is seen.
Dr. Usman Anwar clarified that the police teams have to ensure immediate action against anti-social elements involved in terrorism, disruption of peace and riots, and while carrying out their duties, they have to stop every hand that tarnishes peace and harmony.
IG Punjab directed that along with the cricket teams, the cricket fans, smooth flow of traffic should also be ensured and the road should not be closed unnecessarily at any place. He said that the process of checking the cricket fans should be completed in accordance with the SOPs and all possible assistance should be provided to women in providing better seats in the stadium.
IG Punjab said that the measures for provision of food and welfare of the personnel posted on duty are being improved, so the security teams should focus all their attention on the peaceful conduct of the matches and convenience of citizens.
Dr. Usman Anwar said that security teams should keep an eye on their surroundings and speed up search, sweep, combing and intelligence-based operations. IG Punjab said that I am sure that the police teams will perform their duties better and make the brand of Pakistani cricket PSL more successful.
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