Remove all security barriers in Lahore, CJP orders Punjab govt

11 Feb, 2018 2:24 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday ordered Additional Chief Secretary to remove security barricades outside the residences of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Model Town, Raiwind, Jati Umra, Governor House and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri’s residence.

A three-member bench of the apex court heard the case related to security barriers at Supreme Court Lahore Registry.

During the proceedings, the court ordered the authorities to remove all barriers placed outside the Punjab chief minister’s office in Model Town, Governor House, IG Punjab Police office and Raiwind within 24 hours.

The court also ordered to remove security barriers from outside the house of PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri.

Additional Chief Secretary told the court that the barricades were erected following the threats, to which Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked: “Aren’t there any concerns for our safety, but we haven’t erected barriers.”

He remarked that the forces should be on alert.



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