KP government moves to stop PTM rally

KP government moves to stop PTM rally

PESHAWAR - KP government has moved to stop Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) planned public gathering in Bannu.

The district administration in Bannu citing security threats has imposed Section 144 for a month, banning all kinds of public gatherings and vehicles with tainted glasses within the jurisdiction of the district, according to a notification.

According to the notification, a number of threat alerts were being received regarding possibility of terrorist activities in and around Bannu.

It stated that with the possibility of targeting public gathering and government installations as communicated by the FATA Secretariat as well as Home and Tribal Affairs Department, there is a general consensus amongst the district administration and the law enforcement agencies that it is imperative to take measures to prevent any terrorist activity and loss of human lives.