The federal government on Friday ordered to stop the ‘crackdown’ against ‘miscreants’ involved in damaging public and private properties and vehicles during their protests.

A notification for not taking action against the miscreants was issued by Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqat, while the order for arresting religio-political groups was also withdrawn.

Secretary Interior, Chief Commissioner Islamabad and IG Islamabad Police, District Session Judge East and West, AIG Special Branch and Adiyala Jail Administration were also informed about this new order.

Earlier, Interior Minister Shehryar Afridi and Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry ordered stern against the miscreant. A bench headed by SC will also heard the case regarding damage to public and private property on Nov 16.