| GEO Pakistan|
| Security in capital put on high alert|
| Updated at: 0542 PST, Wednesday, December 31, 2008|
ISLAMABAD: Security in the federal capital has been put on high alert to counter possible violence during the holy month of Muharram-ul-Haram, a spokesman of deputy commissioner (DC) office said.
The Islamabad administration and Islamabad police have made special foolproof comprehensive security arrangements for the mourning processions and Majalis in the federal capital.
A joint meeting of police and Islamabad administration was held in the committee room of Chief Commissioner Office. Islamabad Chief Commissioner Kamran Lashari chaired the meeting. The meeting reviewed the security arrangements made for the month of Muharram and finalised these arrangements. The meeting was attended by the Inspector General of Police Islamabad Syed Asghar Raza Gardezi, Deputy Commissioner ICT Amer Ali Ahmed, SSP Islamabad Captain (r) Ahmad Latif and representatives of intelligence agencies.
The meeting reviewed the strategy and security plan chalked out by the Islamabad Capital Territory Administration and ICT Police for ensuring life and property of cities and finalised its details for strict implementation of law during the month of Muharram, the spokesman said.