DIG Maqsood Ahmed Memon, head of the Sindh Police Security Division, has made several changes to the security plans for the PSL-6 mega event, which kicked off at Karachi National Stadium on February 20 and was running with success.
Speaking with The News on Saturday, he said they had slightly altered security plans, including air surveillance of matches and routes.
He said meetings had been held with people living in the area adjacent to the stadium and they had been given permission to move easily until the match in Karachi ended.
DIG Memon said roads around the stadium were opened and the pick and drop facility for spectators from the parking area to the stadium gates remained unchanged.
In addition, for the convenience of the public, residents around the stadium have been taken on board to give them free access during the match and residents’ entry permits have been issued for the first time for their convenience.
DIG Ahmed said the efforts of all law enforcement agencies were laudable, and it was a huge success for the state forces to restore the confidence of foreign cricketers who, he said, were pleased with the security measures being taken for the event.
The deployment of snipers at sensitive points, and Special Weapons and Tactics teams inside and outside the stadium, in addition to special command & control buses at the National Stadium to monitor law & order, was one of the major steps taken to tighten regulatory security.
DIG further stated that to improve security arrangements, the Sindh Rangers together with the police were also deployed on the route and around the hotel.
The Paramilitary Rangers also carried out aerial surveillance via helicopter during the movements of the players.
DIG Memon itself is conducting aerial surveys of Rangers helicopters to monitor order in the middle
the movement of the PSL team on Saturday.
In addition, the recently introduced ‘skating squad’ from the Special Security Unit (SSU), the first skating squad to be introduced in police departments across the country, has also been deployed around the National Stadium to facilitate spectators and react quickly. in every
an unwanted situation.
For the convenience and convenience of the public, the spectators who came to the stadium were thoroughly guided and assisted from the parking lot to the cage by the SSU commando and the female commando wearing sports clothes.