The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) District Administration has imposed Section 144 in the Federal Capital for a period of two weeks, with immediate effect after the suicide attack that claimed the life of one policeman and injured several others.
According to the notification, the Islamabad District Magistrate under Section 144 has prohibited all kinds of corner meetings, Jalsa, public gatherings and congregation in the Federal Capital in the wake of upcoming Local Government Elections to maintain law and order situation.
Furthermore, the notification mentioned that in light of recent advisories and threat alerts issues by the LEAs and today’s attack on the Police, the security of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) has been beefed up to obviate the threats within the jurisdiction of the Federal Capital.
This is a copy of the notification:
It is pertinent to mention that a suicide attack in Islamabad’s I-10/4 Sector earlier today claimed the life of a policeman, Head Constable Adeel Hussain, and injured six other people, including four police officers and two civilians.