The Federal Government Has Decided To Deploy Rangers and Frontier Corps (FC) In Punjab Province, Sources.
According to Sources, the federal government decided to deploy Rangers and FC personnel in Punjab to perform law and order duties.
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah issued directives to the provincial chief secretary and inspector general (IG) to maintain law and order, said sources, adding that the interior minister directed the relevant authorities to protect the life and property of the people.
Earlier The federal government appointed Aamir Zulfiqar Khan as the new Punjab Inspector General (IG) after Faisal Shahkar refused to continue serving amid a political crisis in the province.
According to details, the Establishment Division issued a formal notification stating that Aamir Zulfiqar Khan has been appointed as the new Punjab Inspector General (IG).
“With the approval of the Federal Government. Mr. Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, a BS-21 Officer of the Police Service of Pakistan, presently serving as Deputy Director General, Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF), under Narcotics Control Division, is transferred and posted as Provincial Police Officer (PPO),” the notification stated.
The Political situation got worse and the political temperature in the Punjab assembly rose up as Governor Balighur Rehman will likely issue the notification to denotify Chief Minister Pervaiz Elahi today.
Keeping this in view in order to maintain law and order in Punjab the Federal Government decides to deploy Ranger and FC in Punjab.