ISLAMABAD, Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has deployed 350 policemen in various markets of the Capital during ongoing last Ashra of Ramadan to control traffic related problems and ensure smooth traffic flow in the city.
“As many as 350 traffic policemen have been deployed at various markets to avoid parking congestion and ensure smooth flow of traffic during the last Ashra. Special deployment of traffic cops has been also made outside main mosques to avoid traffic rush,” Senior Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Farrukh Rasheed said.
He also chaired a special meeting convened here on Wednesday to review traffic arrangements in the city which was attended among others by SP (Traffic) Khalid Rasheed, all DSPs and Inspectors of traffic police.
He said that special deployment is being made at various points of the Capital before `Iftar’ so as to avoid traffic mess. ITP personnel has been assigned extra duties in markets, shopping
areas and worship places to maintain smooth flow of traffic and convenience to citizens.
The SSP Farruk Rasheed said that ITP will deploy special mobile squads to control traffic at busy places. He said that additional strength will be deployed at busy places to ensure convenience to motorists and avoid rush in markets.
The SSP (Traffic) said that Sector In-Charge would be responsible of any traffic mess in its area and appealed the citizens to inform police at 1915 or 051-9261992 -93 in case of any traffic related issue to them.
He said that ITP FM Radio 92.4 will also keep informing the citizens about traffic updates.