The government and the security agencies have started to make arrangements for coping with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) protest in the federal capital.
In a recent attempt, the Islamabad police, through a notification, has directed wedding halls and restaurants not to provide services to workers of PTI due to the party’s lock-down plan.
The federal government has banned all public gatherings in Islamabad for two months, setting the stage for confrontation ahead of the major protest aimed at paralysing the capital and unseating Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Earlier, containers have started to arrive in Islamabad which will be used to block various localities of the federal capital.
The elite force commandos will be deployed at several roads of the federal capital and various state buildings. Commandos have been directed to set up surprise check-points every now and then.
Earlier, PTI Chairman Imran Khan has called on his party workers to lay siege to Islamabad on Nov 2 until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns or presents himself for accountability in the backdrop of the Panama Papers leaks.