The metro bus service in Rawalpindi and Islamabad has been suspended for the last 14 days in the twin cities, the closer of Metro bus service was announced a day before the Azadi March Protest led by Maulana Fazal-ur-Rahman.
Azadi March sitting is still in the area of H9 Sector in Islamabad, however, all the other roads coming from and going to Islamabad because of the reason that protestors remain calm throughout the sitting and there are not any riots reported so far.
Despite the minimum or no threat to public properties, people and other governmental buildings and infrastructure the Metro Bus Service hasn’t been restored.
A man Muhammad Salah put up a case in Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court, he argued that the Metro Bus Service should be restored now as the regular traffic between the twin cities is flowing normally and there are no threats to passengers.
A government official told the court that the bus service was closed due to the interference of Azadi March, JUI-F’s anti-government protest.
Justice Mirza Viqas Rauf asked authorizes why Rawalpindi metro bus services are not restored so far, the court has summoned a report from the administration and other parties involved in the case. The case was adjourned until November 20. Read More: The Economic Cost of Azadi March