RAWALPINDI: Authorities imposed a ban on assembly of four or more people under Section 144 within the jurisdiction of Benazir International Airport in Rawalpindi.

According to local administration, the ban was imposed due to trouble being faced by passengers at the airport owing to the protest of PIA employees.

According to reports the ban will remain in force for a period of 48 hours till February 9. “Rawalpindi administration has also decided to provide an alternate place to PIA workers for their protest.”

It may be noted that the protesters will be offered to set up their camp at Lalyal Chowk and those who refuse will be detained.