Punjab police get Rs50m for expenses during PTI’s long march
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The Punjab government has initially released Rs50 million worth of funds for police to meet their expenses during the long march of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday.
According to the official sources, the funds will be utilised for providing food to the policemen and meeting other expenses of them.
The Punjab inspector general of police (IGP) had demanded Rs50.5 million worth of funds from the government.
It is to be noted here that a large number of police personnel are on security duty across Punjab including Lahore.
The funds have been released to the districts along the route of the long march, keeping in view the number of personnel deployed in each district.
“If the duration of the long march is extended, more funds will be demanded,” said the police.
Reporter: Ali Sahi