ISLAMABAD: The Capital on Monday witnessed tight security to maintain law and order situation during Difa-i-Pakistan Council (DPC) long march against the resumption of Nato supplies.
Foolproof security measures, patrolling of police across the federal capital and intelligence sharing among different law enforcement agencies operating in Islamabad have started early to maintain law and order situation.
According to reports, Capital’s main entry points were under tight security as senior Advisor on Interior Rehman Malik had already directed Islamabad police to remain alert on the occasion of long march by Defence of Pakistan Council in the federal capital. Checking system has also tightened on all entry and exit points of the city and police patrolling was also increased.
As many as two thousand cops of Islamabad Police along with stand by rescue force were witnessed performing duties on different check points of the City. Along with police, Rangers and Frontier Corps were also put on alert to avert any untoward incident.
Both Rawalpindi and Islamabad police were early directed to extend full cooperation to each other to ensure security for the long march.
The long march against the resumption of Nato supplies through Pakistan as announced by Difa-i-Pakistan Council (DPC) started from Lahore on Sunday.
The participants of the long march included activists from Jamatud Dawa (JuD), Ahle Sunnat Waljamat, Jamiat Ulema Islam (JUI), and Jamat-e-Islami (JI). (PPI)