CDA Banned Parks Entry after 6 PM

CDA Banned Parks Entry after 6 PM

The Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights directed Capital Development Authority (CDA) to ban entry on all Parks after 6pm until all the security arrangement are assured. Committee on Human Rights also expressed serious concerns on Failure of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) in protecting individuals.

The Senate Standing Committee started the case investigation after sad rape incident happened in F-9 Park, Islamabad. Chairman CDA Noor Ul Amin Mengal briefed the Committee about the ongoing investigation of case.

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Senator Walid Iqbal chaired the meeting in which chairman Capital Developmemt Authority (CDA) Noor Ul Amin accepted the failure of institute in investigation and managing the safety of public places of Federal Capital.

Chairman CDA ensured the completion of investigation within a week, he also assured that all the staff and guards who were not present on duty at the time will face strict action. CDA will complete its inquiry soon and Islamabad Police is also involved in investigation.

Rs 100 million Project

To protect the safety of citizens of Federal Capital, CDA appointed managers for every park in the city, the also allocated Rs 100 million to install new lights, 200 CCTV cameras and 45 rotating cameras in all the parks linked to Safe city project.

The installation of all the equipments is expected to complete in two months. During the meeting, it is also revealed that fence of F-9 Park is broken and it will take two months to install a new one. Rs 50 million is allocated for this purpose.

The Senate Committee on Human Rights also directed CDA to close the entry in Parks after 6pm, aiming to provide secure environment for visitors. Committee reviewed the incident as it is the third incident of its kind in F-9 Park.

Chief Commissioner of Islamabad Capital Territory also briefed the committee on all the security measures taken after the incident, to which committe focused on disallowing the visitors after sun set.

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The Committee also talked about revealing the identity of victim on several private channels and asked the administration to take strict action on it, the Chairman of Committee said that any non-compliance in this case would result in penalization of Rs 1 million and cancelation of license

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