ISLAMABAD – The Interior Ministry has decided to empower Rangers with police level authority. This decision has been taken to ensure the security of the Federal Capital.
It is important to mention that due to the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb, the security situation throughout the country is quite threating thus Rangers are given extra power and now would be able to act according to anti-terrorism section 5, besides being authorized to conduct raids and arrest terrorist elements. Along with this para-military forces have been deployed at sensitive installations.