Muharram 2019

Additional IG Karachi, Ghulam Nabi Memon on Sunday shared the security plan for Muharram processions at a high-level meeting.

The meeting was attended by Advisor to CM Murtaza Wahab, DG Rangers Major General Omer Ahmed Bokhari, IG Sindh Dr Kaleem Imam, Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shahlwani.

As well as, Additional IG CTD Kamran Fazal, Additional IG Special Branch Imran Minhas, Secretary Local Government Khalid Hyder Shah, Sector Commanders of intelligence agencies, the provincial head of Intelligence Bureau, Col M. Nasir of 5 Corps, Col Faisal and other officials.

Presided over by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Ghulam Nabi Memon shared that the 9th Moharram processions will begin at 12 noon from Nishtar Park.

It will be carried out through Guru Mandar – New M.A Jinnah Road and Namze Zohrain would be offered at VVIP Gate of Mazar-e-Quaid.

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Furthermore, the procession would pass through Peoples Roundabout, New M.A Jinnah Road, Saddar Dawakhana, Empress Market, Regal Chowk, Tibet Center, Plastic Market to Hussainian Iranian Imambargah. There are expected to be over 30,000 mourners in the procession.

Moving on to the 10th Moharram procession, Additional IG Karachi shared that it will start from Nishatar Park. The route would be the same, however, Namaze Zohrain would be offered at Tibet Center at 1:30 pm.

The procession will end at Hussianina Iranian Imambrgah at 1800 hours. As many as 50,000 mourners are expected.

In order to secure the area, police officers will be deployed to nearby rooftops and walk through gates will be installed. Bomb disposal squad would sweep the areas and all the entry points.

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