Several arrested as police, traders face off in Islamabad
As per details garnered, traders were staging protest rally against the new policies of the tax-collection body.
Police resorted to baton charge to stop traders while protesters pelted stones at the security officials. Heavy contingents of police have cordoned off the area near Serena Hotel.
On the other hand, Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IG) has issued notification regarding cancellation of holidays of the officials. The decision has been taken against the backdrop of prevailing law and order situation in the federal capital.