PTI march threat: Cabinet gives go-ahead for deployment of civil armed forces

By: News Desk
Published: 08:34 PM, 27 Sep, 2022
PTI march threat: Cabinet gives go-ahead for deployment of civil armed forces
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The federal cabinet has given a go-ahead for the deployment of personnel of civil armed forces, 24NewsHD TV channel reported Tuesday.

The Interior Ministry moved the summary in wake of former prime minister Imran Khan’s long march plan, sources said. 

They added that sufficient civil armed forces personnel will be deployed as available and required.

The Islamabad administration made a request for the deployment of Rangers and FC, the insiders said, adding that the services of 12,000 personnel of Rangers and FC had been sought.

A total of 5,000 personnel of Punjab Rangers and 2,000 Sindh Rangers were requested while the services of 5,000 FC officials have also been sought.

Reportedly, the federal capital police have been bracing for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s expected long march

Hundreds of containers will also be installed to bar the marchers while dens will also be dug at the entrances. Additional teargas shells and teargas-launching drones will also be procured, the insiders said.