IHC orders removal of protestors from Faizabad by Saturday morning

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered the district administration to remove sit-in protesters and clear the area of Faizabad Rawalpindi by tomorrow morning.

The court issued the order while hearing a petition filed by a citizen against the sit-in in Islamabad on Friday.

Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui ordered the administration to end the sit-in through dialogue with the protesters, but to use force if the dialogue does not succeed.

Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Captain retired Mushtaq and the DIG Operations appeared before the court.

Meanwhile, Islamabad administration has asked the protestors to vacate Faizabad interchange by ten tonight.—Radio Pakistan