Over 10,000 personnel to provide security to long march in Rawalpindi.

RAWALPINDI -- More than 10,000 police personnel, including commandos from the Elite Force and sharpshooters, will be deployed to provide foolproof security to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) long march upon entering the jurisdiction of Rawalpindi division.

As many as 101 reserves of Punjab police and 500 officials of the Punjab Highway Patrolling Police (PHP) will remain on alert and on standby for the long march.

As part of the tightened security, 13 senior superintendents of police (SSPs) and superintendents of police (SPs) will perform supervisory duties while 122 commandos along with 38 sections of the Elite Force will also be deployed.

Similarly, 1,194 officers and personnel of the traffic police and 91 women police officers of the district will also perform security duties. After the murder attempt on PTI chief Imran Khan, the Punjab government has issued orders to ensure that full security measures are taken to protect the march participants.

The security arrangements have been finalised to make security foolproof in Chakwal and Attock.

According to sources, a total of 10,500 police personnel of various police units across Rawalpindi division will perform security duties during the long march. Similarly, 34 assistant superintendents of police (ASPs) and deputy superintendents of police (DSPs), 413 upper subordinates, 4,307 lower subordinates will be performing security duty during the long march in Rawalpindi division.

The force consists of 38 sections (each section consists of a fully equipped upper subordinate or head constable, driver and four commandos on a vehicle) besides 122 commandos, 75 police reserve forces and 1,194 traffic officers and personnel will perform duty directly along the route of the long march while 101 Reserve Force and 500 officers of Punjab Highways Police will be on stand-by position for immediate action in any emergency situation or 20 personnel including one upper subordinate and one head constable in a Reserve Force.

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