Security threats: Section 144 imposed in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure has been imposed in Islamabad on Thursday over security concerns, Aaj News reported.

A notification in this regard has been issued by the Deputy Commissioner Islamabad.

According to sources, it will be compulsory for visitors at all hotels, motels, guest houses and other places  to submit their documents in police stations.

Deputy Commissioner has instructed that any one renting his house or plot must submit documents to the relevant police station. Same instructions are applied to tenants of a house or plot.

He also said that police will take action against anyone who violates the instructions.

Sources further reported that police has been informed via notification that the ban will be imposed for two months.