Our Special Correspondent
LAHORE: Lahore Police has chalked out a comprehensive security plan for the safety of Polio workers during the Anti Polio Vaccination Campaign, launched today in 94 Union councils of the city. This was stated by SSP Operations Lahore Ismaiel Ur Rehman Kharak who chaired a review meeting regarding security arrangements, held today in the Committee room of DIG Operations office. SP VVIP Security Naveed Irshad, DSPs, all divisional OSIs and inspectors deputed on security duties for Polio workers attended the meeting. The meeting was informed that Security Branch of Lahore Police has chalked out a security plan for the Polio Vaccination Campaign under the supervision of SP Security Faisal Shehzad which will be implemented in letter and spirit. According to the security plan one SP, 02 DSPs, 06 inspectors, 59 upper subordinates, 900 constables will perform duty on the security of Polio teams during the today’s started campaign. Moreover as many as 332 motor bikes and 59 vehicles of local police stations will also be used for patrolling purposes. Dedicated teams of Dolphin Squad and Police Response Units will also ensure effective patrolling in the all targeted 94 UCs to control law and order and prevent any untoward situation. SSP Operations Lahore Ismaiel Kharak visited Union Council 69 of Band Road Shafique Abad to review the security arrangements made for safety of Polio workers. He inspected the attendance of police officers and officials deputed on security duty. SSP Operations Lahore also met with the Polio workers and enquired them about the security facilities provided to them. Ismaiel Kharak issued directions to Lahore police officials deputed for the safety of Polio workers. The members of Polio Vaccination teams expressed their complete satisfaction over the security arrangements made for them by Lahore Police. The campaign will continue till May 19.