The proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) resumed its march from Gujranwala on Friday, with countless activists travelling in cars and trucks, buses as well as walking continuing their journey in the direction of Islamabad.
Individuals of the protest march spent the night near the General Bus Base On the Grand Trunk Roadway as well as resumed their rally in the early morning, in spite of Inside Priest Sheikh Rashid Ahmed’s Thursday evening warning to the TLP to cancel its march or face “effects”.
The rally, which makes up around 5,000 individuals, is heading towards Wazirabad through Aziz Cross and also will certainly make a stop for Friday prayers.
An elderly main earlier told Dawn that the following TLP-police encounter was expected at two significant safety and security factors that had been established at Chenab and also Jhelum rivers, the only path for the march to get to Islamabad.
This time around, he stated, the Rangers would certainly lead the command, while the Punjab Authorities would certainly help them as per the common guidelines provided considering that the federal government released Rangers in the province under an alert provided on Wednesday.
On Friday, hundreds of Rangers and authorities personnel were released at the Chenab toll plaza to counter the marchers.
The safety workers also have armoured vehicles with them as well as are furnished with riot gear, according to cops sources.
About 500 metres from the Chenab toll plaza, the Punjab Rangers noted a ‘red line’, and also put up a notice neighboring advising the protesters not to breach the line or face consequences.
” Attention: Yet line, the responsibility for law and order lies with Pakistan Rangers (Punjab), who have actually been offered the authority to open fire at the scalawags. All individuals are purely warned to return to their houses,” the banner mounted by the paramilitary pressure checks out.
Law enforcers stand guard in Rawalpindi
In Rawalpindi, the authorities have obstructed the entrance and also exit points to the city because of a been afraid disturbance in the law and order situation following the TLP march.
A hefty set of Frontier Constabulary, Elite Pressure as well as Rangers have actually been released at Faizabad Interchange to manage any unfortunate circumstance.
Similarly, Rangers have actually also been based along the Metro Bus track and Murree Road. A number of locations have been secured with containers to quit the marchers from producing a law and order circumstance.
32 suspects detained
Meanwhile, Info Minister Fawad Chaudhry announced that 32 participants of a “proscribed organisation” had been jailed in a nighttime operation.
“These individuals were doing unfriendly publicity through fake social networks accounts and also a significant action has actually been begun against phony information and also propaganda,” he tweeted, saying further arrests would certainly be made soon.
Although Chaudhry did not disclose the arrested suspects’ association, he during a presser regarding the TLP on Wednesday had actually blasted “phony information” on social media and called on those spreading misinformation to heal their methods.
He claimed TLP activists were getting “social media sites assistance” from India as well as some other nations, including that the government was speaking to these nations to have such people gotten rid of and the PTA had actually been released instructions in this regard.
The TLP had previously claimed that it would resume its journey after Friday prayers in Gujranwala. It plans to reach Wazirabad and Chenab toll plaza by the night.
All three bridges over Chenab between Gujrat and also Wazirabad towns have actually been filled with containers and at the very least 100 containers have actually been put throughout the pathway of the bridges.
These fresh plans to stop the TLP march were made on Thursday along with the already dug up trenches near the toll plazas on Wazirabad and Gujrat sides as the location was currently blocked for the last one week.
Rangers soldiers have taken over the command of all safety and security arrangements at the claimed point where a heavy set of police belonging to the entire Gujranwala region has already been released for the last numerous days.
Police are afraid encounter the march participants in between Wazirabad and also Chenab toll plazas, Dawn reported.
The neighborhood management has currently sealed the access and also leave factors of the Gujrat district, whereas both the bridges over Jhelum river between Sara-i-Alamgir community of Gujrat and also Jhelum city were blocked on Wednesday. Net solutions have stayed put on hold in Gujrat area for the last lots of days. In view of the safety and security circumstance because of presentations and rallies being arranged by the TLP, Pakistan Railways suspended Tez Gaam train operations on Thursday.