Army can be deployed if needed: Sheikh Rasheed

120 can be deployed if needed Sheikh Rasheed

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Sunday said Rangers and FC have been called for seven days adding that the Army could also be deployed under Article 245 of the constitution if needed.

Talking to a media person at the Women Business Forum organized by the Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce here, the minister hoped that there would be no need to deploy Army as the Rangers and FC have already been summoned.

He said the government would not allow any militia to take the law into its hands. Currently, no member of Ansar ul Islam was arrested adding if anyone dared to take the law into their hands, they would be dealt with iron hands, he said.

He said the Speaker National Assembly would decide about the summoning of the session. The decision of the Speaker even could not be challenged in the court of law, he added.

The minister reiterated that he has firmly stood with Prime Minister Imran Khan like a rock. Imran Khan would complete their five-year tenure and his (PM) position would further strengthen after March 15, he said.

About his yesterday’s comment at Quetta, he clarified that he has given a general statement and did not take the name of PML-Q or any person. Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain was like his brother and would never take against him, he added.

Talking about facilities provided to women in the Capital, the Minister said the government has already set up bazaars for women and they were ready to provide more places for setting up such bazaars.
He urged that working women from Sindh, KP, Gilgit Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and Balochistan should also be promoted.

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