Karachi policemen to get briefing about steps to help people during rain

KARACHI:Additional Inspector General of Police (AIGP)- Karachi, Ghulam Nabi Memon Wednesday directed the officials concerned of Karachi police to formally brief their subordinate staff with regard to rescue and relief activities in view of heavyfall forecast in the metropolis.

In a statement on Wednesday, Memon directed the DIGs and SSPs to develop coordination with the officials of civic agencies to help the masses in case of rain.

He also directed that necessary arrangements in connection with rain be also made at the level of police stations.

Memon further called for development liaison with the traffic police to maintain smooth flow of traffic and extend help to people.

The Karachi police chief said alternate route for movement of vehicular traffic be also made to help the residents and also bypass the low-laying streets and areas which are expected to be submerged with rainwater.