ISLAMABAD: Police personnel on Wednesday have fired tear gas at the government employees protesting against not raising salaries in Islamabad.
The security officers have arrested seven leaders of the protesters outside the secretariat and conducting raids to detain others. The local administration has also blocked the roads in Federal Capital by placing containers.
The reaction came after government employees announced to hold sit-in at D-Chowk and clashed with the security personnel.
It is to be mentioned here that Capital Development Authority (CDA) Labor Union’s General Secretary Amanullah and Chairman Izhar Abbasi were taken into custody yesterday.