ISLAMABAD: The police division has cancelled the leaves of all its officers in Islamabad in view of potential sit-in introduced by Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) within the federal capital.
The JUI-F yesterday introduced that the contributors of its ‘Azadi March’ will attain in Islamabad on October 31.
In line with a notification, no police officer/official of Islamabad Capital Territory Police shall be granted any sort of go away until additional orders besides within the case of maximum emergency.
The police forces have commenced preparations for upcoming protest and sit-in of JUI-F in Islamabad.
The personnel of the Anti-Riot Unit (ARU) of the Islamabad police division participated in coaching classes at Police Line headquarters.
Particular classes have been organised each day to coach cops for dealing with crowd to handle any untoward scenario.
Law enforcement officials instructed the personnel to make sure their very own security throughout the mass gatherings and sit-ins moreover barring these attempting to disturb regulation and order scenario.
Islamabad police division has summoned extra contingents comprising 20,000 officers from different provinces to spice up safety of the federal capital.
Earlier within the day, the religio-political social gathering, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazl (JUI-F), formally utilized to get permission from the Islamabad administration to carry its “Azadi March” on October 27.
Senator Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, by way of his counsel Kamran Murtaza, submitted an utility to Chief Commissioner of Islamabad Amer Ali Ahmad, asking for approval to carry the march, in addition to safety preparations for contributors.
“The JUI-F might be holding the Azadi March on October 27, 2019 at D-Chowk, Islamabad, exercising its democratic and Constitutional proper underneath Articles 16 and 17 of the Structure in opposition to the incumbent authorities,” reads the applying.
JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman had earlier introduced that his social gathering will start its anti-government motion from “Azadi March”. He had asserted, “All the nation might be our battleground.”
Nevertheless, the social gathering supremo did not garner opposition events’ help up to now. The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz urged Rehman to delay the march, whereas, Pakistan Individuals’s Get together chief Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari had mentioned that his social gathering would solely prolong ethical help to the JUI-F trigger.