Security beefed up across AJK ahead of Muharramul Haraam:


Altaf Hamid Rao

Complete traditional sectarian harmony and brotherhoods prevails in AJK:

MIRPUR : (Parliament Times)  In Azad Jammu & Kashmir, security has been beefed up to maintain already-prevailed peace and order during the sanctified month of Muharram ul Haraam ahead of the sanctified day of Youm-e-Ashur – the 10th of Muharram, to maintain complete peace and order during Muharram, official sources said. Police has been put on alert to maintain law and order and frustrate any attempt of subversion and terrorism in the area during religious gatherings of Muharram, official sources told this Correspondent here on Saturday.

It may be added that complete sectarian harmony prevails across Azad Jammu & Kashmir following the full mutual sectarian harmony and brotherhood among the Muslims belonging to all schools of thought and sects besides the minority communities. The AJK administration including the State Police authorities were giving final touches to the fool proof security arrangements across AJK including in all three districts of Mirpur, Kotli and Bhimbher in this division. The authorities have decided to put the police on high alert at all the entry points leading to the AJK districts to discourage the entry of any unscrupulous and anti-social element.

Besides Divisional Commissioners and DIGs of police, Deputy Commissioners of all ten districts of AJK as well as the concerned district police chiefs and senior officials of other law enforcing agencies were inking the fool proof security arrangements in this connection. Authorities have principally decided to post additional police forces in plain clothes besides in uniform at all the vulnerable points in AJK to maintain peace and order during Muharram ul Haraam.

“An additional police force is being deputed all over AJK including all three districts of Mirpur division to maintain peace and tranquility during the sacred month” the official said while elaborating the security arrangements being taken in this district during Muharram-ul-haraam.