Law-enforcement agencies decide to launch crackdown on PTI leaders

Arrest warrants for Pervez Khattak, Ali Amin Gandapur and others obtained: Punjab police deployed around GHQ to tackle any protest: Sindh Police, FC called in Islamabad ahead of PTI long march

By: News Desk
Published: 09:46 AM, 7 Nov, 2022
Law-enforcement agencies decide to launch crackdown on PTI leaders
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The law-enforcement agencies (LEAs) decided to crackdown on the leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in view of the party’s announcement to close the exit and entry routes of Islamabad, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to the official sources, the decision to crackdown on the leaders of the PTI was taken during an important meeting of the law-enforcement agencies the other night.

Arrest warrants for PTI leaders including Pervez Khattak, Sheikh Rashid Shafiq and Aamir Kiyani were obtained.

It was also decided to arrest Ali Amin Gandapur and Malik Amir Dogar.

The Rangers, FC and the federal police will patrol up to Islamabad Airport, and a stern action will be taken against those blocking the road to Islamabad Airport.

It was decided in the meeting that the Airport Road cannot be closed in any cost.

Moreover, the Punjab police were deployed around the General Headquarters (GHQ) in view of the PTI’s long march and the anti-establishment speeches of its leaders.

No group or political workers will be allowed to protest or stage a demonstration in front of the GHQ.

The Punjab police will stop any group or political workers from coming towards the GHQ.

Sindh Police, FC called in Islamabad ahead of PTI long march 

The Islamabad Police has summoned Sindh police and FC troops back to capital following PTI chairman Imran Khan’s announcement that the long march will resume on November 8 and PTI announcement that they would block the entry and exit points of the federal capital. 

Police officials apprised the Islamabad residents that citizens may have to face issues in Islamabad over the next two weeks.

Police said that red Zone Entry/Exit is closed for traffic from Express Chowk and NADRA Chowk. 

Alternatively, Margallah Road, Ayub Chowk and Serena Chowk can be used. All other roads of Islamabad are all clear for traffic.

The police urged general populace to assist the Islamabad Capital Police.

Reporter: Farzana Siddique, Awais Kiyani

Categories : Pakistan