Security beefed up in and around Parliament House

5,000 security personnel manning different points inside, outside Red Zone

By: News Desk
Published: 09:52 AM, 9 Apr, 2022
Security beefed up in and around Parliament House
Caption: Female security personnel stand guard outside the Parliament House building.–AFP
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The district administration of Islamabad has made elaborate security arrangements in view of voting on the no-trust motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan due to take place today on the orders of the Supreme Court (SC), reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday. 

In order to maintain law and order situation, the Red Zone has been completely sealed off with barbed wires and containers, while around 5, 000 personnel of law-enforcement agencies (LEAs) such as police, FC and Pakistan Rangers have been deployed inside and outside the zone.  

Senior officials of these departments are also present at different spots and the entry of ordinary people and private vehicles is completely banned; only members of the National Assembly and concerned persons are allowed.     

The administration has informed the people that entry into the Red Zone is only allowed via Margallah Road.  

Reporter: Babar Shehzad Turk