12,000 strong force of FC and Rangers to be deployed in Islamabad to crush PTI long march
The federal cabinet has given a go-ahead for the deployment of personnel of civil armed forces in Islamabad. The Interior Ministry moved the summary in wake of former prime minister Imran Khan’s long march link plan, sources said.
The Islamabad administration made a request for the deployment link of Rangers and FC, the insiders said, adding that the services of 12,000 personnel of Rangers and FC had been sought.
Islamabad police bracing for PTI expected long march link
A total of 5,000 personnel of Punjab Rangers and 2,000 Sindh Rangers were requested while the services of 5,000 FC officials have also been sought.
Reportedly, the federal capital police have been bracing for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s expected long march link.
Hundreds of containers will also be installed to bar the marchers while dens will also be dug at the entrances. Additional teargas shells and teargas-launching drones will also be procured, the insiders said.