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Police deploys more than 200 security personnel for Imran’s safety

Acknowledging the threat to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s life, police has provided security consisting of 266 law enforcement personnel.

Officials of the Frontier Corps (FC), Rangers, Islamabad Police, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Police and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Police as well as security guards of two private security companies are also involved in the security duties of the former prime minister.

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According to a report, monthly expenses of Rs20 million are incurred for the security of the PTI chairman.

Islamabad Inspector General (IG) Dr. Akbar Nasir gave details of security of the former prime minister in a meeting chaired by Mohsin Aziz, chairman of Senate Standing Committee on Interior. He was presenting the report in response to a suo motu notice of the news regarding withdrawal of security of Imran Khan.

IG Islamabad has also confirmed that Imran Khan has a life threat. Chief commissioner of Islamabad has said that according to the rules, every person on security duties must have a security clearance.

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Earlier, on August 20, Imran Khan had been denied security after he threatened the IG and DIG in Islamabad.

According to media reports, the police were of the view that indecent statements about the heads of their force were not acceptable.



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