Case of rioting, other offences registered against PTI

As many as 80 to 90 activists including three leaders nominated in FIR

Our Correspondent April 23, 2024
PTI supporters as they gather during a protest, outside the provincial election commission office in Karachi, February 17, 2024. PHOTO: REUTERS


A case of blocking Sharea Faisal, pelting stones on vehicles, rioting, damaging properties and other offences was registered against 80 to 90 unidentified activists of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) including three leaders, Faheem Khan, Attaullah and Alamgir at Tipu Sultan police station on Monday. The offences mentioned in the case allegedly committed by the PTI activists during a rally taken out on Sunday demanding release of party's founder Imran Khan.

According to the details, Case No. 24/136 has been registered on government's complaint against PTI for blocking city's main artery, throwing stones on passing vehicles during the rally.

As per the FIR text, PTI activists, leaders and supporters blocked the road leading to the airport. Contingents of law enforcement agencies were stationed outside the Insaf House to ensure security.

The police claimed, they adopted strategic measures and dispersed the crowd.


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