ISLAMABAD: Pakistan authorities could name in military troops in Islamabad to counter a protest march known as by opposition events to “topple” the Imran Khan authorities, accusing it of coming into energy by way of rigged elections, in response to a media report.
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam’s (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl has introduced that he’ll march in Islamabad on October 31 in opposition to the federal government. All main opposition events, together with PML-N, PPP, ANP and PkMAP have introduced their assist for the ‘Azadi March’.
The Specific Tribune reported that the federal government is devising its technique to cope with the protest march and is weighing the choice of calling in armed forces within the capital.
A gathering held at Prime Minister Imran Khan’s residence right here on regulation and order state of affairs mentioned totally different choices to counter the march, the day by day mentioned.
The day by day quoting its sources mentioned that within the assembly the members agreed that peaceable protest is everybody’s proper however nobody could be allowed to besiege Islamabad.
The assembly additionally mentioned safety of delicate authorities buildings and overseas embassies.
It determined that the federal government will maintain talks with all opposition events together with Fazl. If the talks fail, military troops might be deployed to guard the federal government buildings and essential installations.
Nonetheless, the Ministry of Inside will make the ultimate determination if the armed forces are to be known as, the report mentioned.
Military troops had been additionally known as throughout Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) 2014 and Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan’s (TLP) November 2017 sit-ins. In line with Article 245 of Pakistan’s Structure, acts of armed forces can’t be challenged in court docket when they’re known as in to assist the civil administration.


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