High Alert on the eve of Shahadat of ALI (RA)

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The city has been put on high alert as for the auspicious occasion of the Shahadat of Hazrat ALI (RA).More than 12000 police personals have been deputed in the city in the city on this eve and have been ordered strictly to check every suspicious looking person and vehicle thoroughly.Concrete blocks and steel barriers have also been placed at more than 200 metres long stretch of road at the Ravi Bridge to regulate the traffic.

Sharp shooters have been placed at every long and short intervals to ensure the safety of the people of the shia community of the Tazia procession.It will proceed towards the Mochi Gate and after taking a round of the area, reach Chowk Nawab Sahib, Chohatta Mufti Baqir and Masjid Wazir Khan. The mourners will offer Zuhr prayers in front of the mosque and proceed towards Rang Mahal and reach the Shah Alam market towards Dabbi Bazaar.

Then it will proceed towards Bazaar Hakeeman and finally reach Karbala Gamay Shah through Lohari and Bhati areas. The Tazia procession will culminate at Karbala Gamay Shah, before sunset.
 Parking areas have been directed to be set up safe distance away, preferably 200 metres, from the processions. A mobile squad consisting of motor bikes and cars of the Elite Force will also be deployed on this occasion. He said that crisis management centres have been established in the city, and will function round the clock. A special control room has also been set up at the office of the CCPO for coordination between various agencies.


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