Govt ban rallies in Islamabad’s Red Zone

10:03 PM | 30 Mar, 2016
Govt ban rallies in Islamabad’s Red Zone
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said there will be a total ban on staging political and religious rallies in Red Zone, on Wednesday.

Federal Minister was addressing a press conference after peaceful end to a four day long sit in staged by Mumtaz Qadri supporters, Geo News reported.

Practical steps will be taken for the security of the Red Zone, he added.

“The matter of holding public rallies in the Red Zone will also be taken up before the Parliament there will be a complete ban on holding rallies at D-Chowk until the federal cabinet comes to a decision in this regard,” he added.

Strict action will be taken against the protesters who violated the law and caused damage to the public property.

“They damaged the government installations put in place for Metro bus, fire brigade and CCTV cameras,” he added.