Ban on pillion riding extended for further one month in federal capital
Ban on pillion riding in federal capital has been extended for further one month.
This was decided in a high level meeting held here in interior ministry Saturday under the interior minister A Rehman Malik to review the security arrangements in federal capital.
Interior secretary Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, IG Islamabad, Syed Kalim Imam, deputy commissioner Islamabad, Aamir Ahmad Ali and senior officers of law enforcement agencies, attended the meeting.
Sources told IG Islamabad, Syed Kalim Imam briefed interior minister A Rehman Malik about the security measures in federal capital and also presented the preliminary repot with reference to target killing bid made on a brigadier of Pakistan army in sector I-8.
Sources said it was decided to further upgrade security system at exit and entry routes of federal capital besides revamping the security of important state buildings and institutions.
Sources revealed A Rehman Malik directed IG Islamabad to ensure implementation of orders of ban on pillion riding. The station house officers of respective police stations be arrested if no action is taken against the violators of the ban on pillion riding.
Interior minister also appealed to people to abide by the ban imposed on pillion riding for further one month as all the terror acts were being conducted in federal capital through motorcyclists.