Lahore police arrest famous DJ Butt
The sound engineer, disc jockey (DJ) Butt — whose real name is Asif Butt —has been arrested from Bank Square Market in Model Town area of Lahore on Wednesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The Model Town Police Station SHO said DJ Butt has been arrested for violating the coronavirus guidelines.
Sindh Minister for Agriculture, Home, Mines and Minerals Sohail Anwar Sial condemned the arrest of DJ Butt. In a tweet, Sohail Anwar Sial said, “DJ Butt who has been given the responsibility of installing sound system for upcoming 13th December PDM rally in Lahore has been taken into custody by the authorities. PTI's selected government has been so autocratic that it seems like we are living in a Police State.”
DJButt who has been given the responsibility for sound system for upcoming 13th December Jalsa has been taken by authorities. PTI's selected government has been so autocratic that it seems like living in a Police State!#shameonpti— Sohail Anwar Siyal (@siyal_anwar) December 9, 2020
It is pertinent to note that DJ Butt first met with Imran Khan in April 2011 and had been associated with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf for a long time, before shifting his loyalties towards PML-N. He has all the songs and clips for all the political and religious parties of the country.
A video clip of Wednesday's action by Lahore police was also making round on the social media.
#DJButt who is organizing the sound system for the PDM jalsa in Lahore on the 13th of December was just picked up by a large number of policemen & forcefully taken to Model Town police station.#PDM .@PTIofficial .@pmln_org pic.twitter.com/u1m8I0aHRB— Munizae Jahangir (@MunizaeJahangir) December 9, 2020