4,000 Rangers deployed in Lahore and Rawalpindi
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The federal government on the recommendation of the Punjab government has deployed Rangers in Lahore and Rawalpindi fearing a law and order situation in these two districts, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.
The police force has requested the Punjab Home Department for deployment of the paramilitary force. Consequently, the Home Department wrote a letter to the federal government for Rangers deployment.
According to Punjab government, the Rangers were deployed because it was feared that the law and order situation could deteriorate in these two cities.
Reporter Ali Sahi