LEAs ramp up security of federal capital, IHC after intense firing incidents.

ISLAMABAD -- The police and other law enforcement agenAcies have ramped up security of federal capital as well as inside and around IslamAabad High Court (IHC) after intense firing incidents reported in G: 11 and G: 13 sectors besides refraining former Prime Minister Imran Khan from leaving the court premises due to security concerns, informed sources on Friday. Heavy contingents of Islamabad police, following the orders of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Akbar Nasir Khan and DIG Operations Syed Shehzad Nadim Bukhari, rushed to the incident places where gunshots were heard, they said.

A police spokesperson claimed that unAknown men targeted police with automatic weapons in two places; however, policemen remained unhurt. According to unconfirmed reports, the violent mobs of PTI opened firAing on policemen. Police have reached the spots and are investigating the matter.

Getting stressed with the situation, the former PM Imran Khan, who was present in IHC after getting bails in numerous cases, released a video message from IHC accusing the government and police of detaining him illegally inside the court for last three hours.

He asked his supporters to gear for peaceful protests across the country again as the security forces did not provide him security clearance to leave the premises of the IHC. He said that...

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