ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Interior Ministry assigned the security of Parliament House to Frontier Constabulary (FC) after Punjab Rangers withdrew from providing security to the Parliament.
Reportedly the paramilitary troops on Tuesday withdrew from providing security to the parliament following an open protest by the interior minister against their deployment at the court complex where former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s hearing was under way.
The FC personnel is mandated to assist police and elite force in providing security at the entry/exit of the parliament, and its checking points.
On October 2, Rangers personnel disallowed Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal from entering the accountability court. The minister arrived as the court conducted hearing of three NAB references filed against Nawaz Sharif.