ISLAMBAD: Article 245 in action today as Army Civil Administration will be in charge for the security of the Capital.
According to details, the federal government under Article 245 Pakistan Army takes control of security of the Capital city from today. Prior to this the Interior Ministry had invoked Article 245 of the constitution in Islamabad for next three months.
According to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar the government has no political goals and objectives as the army has been called in to maintain law and order from August till October. The Interior Minister confirmed that the security of Islamabad will be handed over to the armed forces from August 1.
The army has been called in to maintain law and order from August till October, he explained.
However, keeping the Interior Ministry’s decision to seek military operation zar-e-azb in North Waziristan possibility of retaliation by terrorists is potentially very high. It has been deployed for three months, but this period may be increased or decreased.Under this article, the army has been given powers to maintain law and order in the federal capital.