LAHORE (News10) – The exit and entry points of provincial capital Lahore on Saturday have been blocked due to the protest of banned outfit.
According to details, Babu Sabu Interchange, Shahdara Chowk, Saggian Bridge, Old Ravi Bridge, Data Darbar and Ring Road have been sealed to avoid any untoward situation.
On the other hand, interior ministry has approved the suspension of internet in several areas of Lahore on the request of Punjab Home Department.
The internet service is being suspended in the areas of Shahdara, Data Darbar, New Ravi Bridge and Old Ravi Bridge, while Wi-Fi, Fix Line DSL service is also suspended in relevant areas.
The development came after two police personnel embraced martyrdom because of the protests of banned organization in the metropolis.
Lahore CCPO Ghulam Mehmood Dogran said that they would not allow anyone to take the law into their own hands.
Separately, many roads in Islamabad and Rawalpindi have also been blocked with containers by the authorities ahead of the proscribed party’s protest.
Internet services to remain suspended in specific areas of Lahore
LAHORE (News10) – Interior Ministry on Friday approved the suspension of internet in several areas of Lahore due to the protest of the banned organisation in the provincial capital.
The decision to suspend internet services was taken on the request of Punjab Home Department in several areas of the provincial capital including Data Darbar and Shahdara.
The interior ministry has also informed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) regarding the decision.
Regarding internet service, the interior minister said that internet service will also be suspended in the areas of New Ravi Bridge and Old Ravi Bridge, while Wi-Fi, Fix Line DSL service will also be suspended in relevant areas of Lahore and three specific areas of Lahore.
Internet service will not be available within a radius of 5 km.
It is pertinent to mention here that the proscribed organisation took to the streets and blocked the roads which led to increasing woes of the citizens.