Lahore action against protesters was in self-defence, says Firdous
Special Assistant to CM Punjab on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday said that miscreants early Sunday morning attacked Lahore’s Nawankot Police Station and abducted DSP and took 12 police personnel with them to their markaz on Multan Road, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
آج صبح پٹرول بموں اور تیزاب کی بوتلوں سے لیس متشدد جتھے نواں کوٹ پولیس سٹیشن پر حملہ آور ہوئے۔ جہاں رینجرز اور پولیس اہلکار محبوس ہوگئے اور تقریباً 6پولیس اہلکار زخمی ہوئے۔ متشدد جتھے DSP نواں کوٹ سمیت 12پولیس والوں کو اسلحے کے زور پر اغواء کرکے اپنے مرکز میں لے گئے۔ pic.twitter.com/K8UFq4Xkv2— Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan (@Dr_FirdousPTI) April 18, 2021
She said, “Today in the early morning, miscreants attacked Nawankot Police Station where Rangers and police officers were trapped inside the police station and they kidnapped DSP Nawankot and 12 policemen and took them to their markaz.”
Firdous Ashiq Awan said at least one oil tanker with 50,000 litres of petrol has also been taken by the miscreants to their markaz, the TV channel reported.
In a tweet, Firdous said, “The miscreants were armed and attacked Rangers/Police with patrol bombs. Police and Rangers pushed them back and took back the possession of the police station.”
She said that earlier six policemen were martyred and 700 police personnel have been injured by these miscreants.