Punjab govt to deploy police, guards after clash in Orange Line Train

Orange Line Metro Train

LAHORE: The Punjab Mass Transit Authority (PMTA) took notice of a clash between two groups in Lahore’s Orange Line Metro Train and has decided to deploy police and guards for security.

 According to sources, the PMTA has decided to deploy police and security guards following a clash between two groups in the newly inaugurated metro train.

The General Manager Punjab Mass Transit Authority, Aziz Shah, said that the record has been taken from the CCTV cameras installed inside the train and action will be taken against culprits after identification from CCTV footage.

It is worth mentioning here that a clash broke out between two groups of more than 10 people which boarded from Samanabad station of Orange line train on Sunday.

The video circulating on social media shows two groups getting into a fight aboard the newly launched Lahore’s Orange line metro train. The fight was reportedly occurred due to the holiday rush.

Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Usman Buzdar last month had inaugurated the much-awaited Lahore’s Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT).

The OLMT comprises 26 stations and tracks spanning over 27.12km. This is the first electricity-run public transport project through which around 250,000 commuters will travel daily.