By Uzma Zafar
ISLAMABAD: Capital Cops have launched a campaign to educate the citizens on precautionary measures in fight against Coronavirus. Moreover, 25 teams have been constituted initially for the cause, which would give safety tips to people.
The campaign has been launched following directions of DIG Operations Waqar-ud-din Syed, in the areas sealed by police and security agencies, due to threat of Coronavirus. Police and volunteers are jointly running the campaign while masks and gloves are being distributed by the cops among the masses.
DIG Operations Waqar-ud-din Syed is himself monitoring the said campaign and community policing is being resorted for awareness in the sealed areas. The volunteers are also being trained and 25 teams comprising of police officials and volunteers have been constituted for awareness against Coronavirus.
Each team consists of three volunteers and a cop which would be part of the awareness campaign in the area of PS Ramna. The teams were briefed by SP Saddar Omar Khan and ASP Rana Abdul Wahab on Friday as how to make effective interaction with people. Meanwhile, ASP Zohaib Ranjha and SHO Mian Khurram are leading the campaign in Industrial area and briefing people as how to combat against Coronavirus.
DIG Operations Waqar-ud-din Syed hoped that this fight against Coronavirus would be won through co-operation of people. He said that all SPs, DSPs and other police officials are fully coordinating with teams of district administration in their respective areas. Every cop official of Capital Copa is performing duty with dedication and considering it as national responsibility, he added.
Cops, on the other hand, arrested 196 for violation of section 144. Pillion riding is completely banned in the city and it is prohibited to open shops excluding medical stores and of edible items.