Pak police detains two drivers of President Mamnoon’s convoy in Lahore

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Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Adrian Bradshaw/Pool (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS)

Lahore: Police here have detained two drivers from Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain’s convoy and moved them to an unknown location for interrogation.

The president, who is on a one-day visit to the Punjab provincial capital, was on his way back after attending a ceremony at the Pearl Continental Hotel when his convoy was stopped at Church Chowk in the city’s Cantonment area, CCPO Lahore Ameen Wains told the Dawn.

He said two cars part of the motorcade were moving slower than they were supposed to, adding that both drivers had been picked up for questioning.

Deputy Inspector General Haider Ashraf tolthat security in the provincial capital was on high alert and special check posts were established due to the president’s visit.(ANI)