Extended for two months Rangers stay in Punjab

 LAHORE: The Punjab government extended the stay of Rangers in the province for another two months. Five companies of Rangers were deploying during Punjab this year to lend a hand the Counter-Terrorism Department hunt terrorists. They said the Rangers would continue conducting intelligence base operation in league with the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) all over the province. Regular police were also offered for supplementary support. Majority of the Rangers are deployed in the bordering Attock and Rajanpur districts to stop terrorists’ entry into Punjab. They have been conduct intelligence base operation in league with CTD all over the county since their deployment. Rangers have been given power of police officer under Section 5 of the Anti-Terrorism Act. They are authorized to have bags registered like the CTD officers, also having a legal cover for all other actions during and after operations.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.