Rangers, army to be deployed at Lahore’s sensitive polling stations


LAHORE: Lahore’s local administration on Saturday prepared a security plan for upcoming general elections 2018.

According to the plan, as many as 600 polling stations have been declared sensitive at which, more than 6000 army and Rangers personnel will be deployed to avoid any untoward situation.

CCTV cameras will be placed at the polling stations while a monitoring room will also be established.

Earlier, the Punjab government had imposed Section-144 across the province, banning assembly of four or more people outside the polling stations, unlawful use of loudspeakers and exhibition of arms.

The ban came into effect from Friday midnight and will remain valid till July 28.—NNI