Punjab govt decides foolproof security for PTI’s long march

The Punjab government has decided to provide foolproof security to the Long march of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

The decision was made under a high-level meeting held in Lahore today. Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Pervez Elahi presided over the meeting while senior members of the provincial cabinet and senior police officials including the suspended CCPO Lahore Ghulam Mehmood Dogar participated in the meeting.

According to media reports, it was decided in the meeting that the PTI long march will be provided with the best security to avoid any incident like Wazirabad.

It was also decided that large number of police personnel will be deployed on the route of the march while the police will also travel with a long march to provide security. The appointment of snipers was also decided on the route of the march. It was decided that modern technology including drones will be used to monitor the march.

PTI has also been directed to use bulletproof sheets and rostrum on the container for safety and security purposes.

PTI Chairman Imran Khan was attacked during his long march in Wazirabad. One person died while 14 were injured as a result of the shooting over the march.

PTI has announced to resume march from Thursday and a detailed schedule of the long march from all directions towards Islamabad was issued.

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