LHC prohibits roadblocks during international and local cricket matches

A Lahore High Court ruling has ordered the Punjab home secretary not to block roads during national and international cricket matches. It handed down its ruling following a petition from a citizen. The court heard the same petition last week and asked the authorities, “Who told you to block roads during matches?”

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The Lahore CTO informed the court that the instructions to block roads came from the home department. This decision was not subject to police policy, he added. The court said no roads will be blocked during either local or international cricket matches.

Source: Samaa TV