'Media Management Committee' Formed For Accurate Reporting During Muhrram
Sumaira FH 2 days ago Sun 16th September 2018 | 08:21 PM
NAWABSHAH, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Sep, 2018 ) :On the directives of Sindh Chief Secretary (CS), the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shaheed Benzirabad has formed a 'Media Management Committee' headed by the Assistant Commissioner (AC) Nawabshah Nabeel Riaz Sindhu for accurate reporting during Muharram ul Harram.
The Deputy Director Information Ghulam Abbas Goraho and the Deputy superintendent Police city Ayub Dars would be the members of the committee.
In a media briefing the AC said that 'Drone cameras' were prohibited for coverage of mourning processions and majalis while media shall obtain confirmed news stories from administration in case of happening of any untoward incident in order to place true picture of incident before the general public.
DSP City Ayub Dars said that Imambargah Sajjadia and Imambargah Murtazvi are declared sensitive out of 48 Imambargahs existing in the district for which special security arrangements would be made.
He informed that 4000 police personnel, 200 rangers and 60 ladies police would discharge security duties for mourning processions during Muharram throughout the district while a company of Pak army would remain standby.
He said that a comprehensive strategy was formulated for the security of processions.
He said that snap checking would be held at entry and exit routes of the city while routes of processions would be monitored by CCTV cameras and commandos would be manned at rooftops of high rise buildings at routes of processions.
DSP appealed the media to cooperate in making the arrangements foolproof and publish news stories after verification from administration in case any unwanted incident happens and avoid paying attention on rumours.
He said that encroachments at routes of processions would be removed. He said that in case of untoward incident, information can be collected from the monitoring cells set up at the offices of Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad.