KARACHI: Public gatherings and rallies have been banned in red zones of Karachi.

According to Police Chief Akhter Gorchani, the decision has been taken in a high-level meeting held in central police office.

He said that decision was taken after a protest which staged two days ago in front of Governor House.

The red zones included Supreme Court, Sindh Highcourt, Governor House, Chief Minister House, Sindh Assembly building, Sindh Secretariat, Central Police Office, Rangers Headquarters, office of secret agencies, houses of high profile people, consulates, five star hotels, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Clifton, Defence and various areas of Sadar town.