Difa-e-Pakistan Council to stage protest against anti-Islam film today
PESHAWAR: The Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC) will hold a protest march against the sacrilegious film produced in the US, resumption of the Nato supplies and drone attacks today amid stringent security measures.
Though the leaders of the DPC have announced to remain peaceful during the protest, the law-enforcers are extra careful about security in view of the violent protests witnessed on September 21.
Barricades were erected at important places in the provincial capital, particularly on roads leading to the US Consulate General in Peshawar, on Sunday. Containers were placed at various points to protect the US Consulate General building as protesters have been trying during previous protests to reach there. Police personnel were deployed at almost all the routes and around important buildings.
Meanwhile, District Coordination Officer Javed Marwat visited Al-Markaz-e-Islami, the provincial headquarters of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) where he held a meeting with the provincial leaders of the DPC.
The DPC leaders assured him to remain peaceful during the march. The vehicular procession will start from Al-Markaz-e-Islami on the Grand Trunk Road and after passing through the Khyber Road it would head towards the entry point of Khyber Agency near Jamrud where a public meeting would be staged.