Security forces were deployed at main junctions and sensitive buildings in Islamabad and the nearby Rawalpindi city, where Qadri's funeral procession will pass through.
    
"Police is on high alert and special measures have been taken to check any untoward incident. Nobody will be allowed to create any kind of disturbance," an official of the Interior Ministry said.
    
Former police commando Qadri, who shot Taseer 28 times in 2011 in broad daylight in an upmarket locality of Islamabad, was hanged in Adialia jail of Rawalpindi city yesterday, triggering protests by thousands of Islamists who called it a "black day".

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