January 18, 2022

Lahore’s Oldest Police Station – A National Heritage

More than 158 years old police station in Lahore has been declared as a national heritage site, restoration to its original state.

This police station was built after the Indian Rebellion of 1857 against the British Raj.

Located in old Anarkali, this red-brick building is serving as a police station since 1861.

The building is very carefully restored by The Walled City Authority, keeping original windows and corridors in place.

Related: A visit to the Walled City

This police station has many iconic cases initiated here. The famous freedom fighter Bhaghat Singh case was first lodged in here. Another prominent personality of pre-partition India, Ghazi Illumddin Shaheed, had also been locked up in this building.

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