Qadri supporters gather outside his residence in Lahore ahead of Youm-e-Shuhada

Say if their leader is detained then state administration will be responsible for the security situation


Web Desk August 07, 2014

LAHORE: A large number of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) supporters, armed with rocks and sticks, gathered outside party chief Tahirul Qadri's residence and Minhajul Quran secretariat in Lahore's Model Town after Punjab police set up pickets on all roads leading to the buildings, Express News reported on Thursday.

Female workers gathered outside Qadri's residence while mostly male supporters were seen outside Minhajul Quran.


Express News screengrab of female PAT workers, armed with sticks, outside the PAT chief’s residence.


The barriers were placed late last night, hours after a case was registered against Qadri on charges of inciting people to violence, waging war against the state and promoting terrorism.

The party workers said that if their leader was detained then the state administration would be responsible for the security situation.

PAT principal secretary GM Malik had claimed that around 3,000 activists had gathered at the Minhajul Quran secretariat ahead of Youm-e-Shuhada.

COMMENTS (17)

Model Town Resident | 6 years ago | Reply

Not a supporter of any political party but as a Model Town resident, I am very concerned with these people getting by Minhaj. Their loud speaker is enough to keep me up at nights but now its down right getting difficult for us residents.

Police should do something about this and keep a close eye. Why cant government put 245 in Lahore as well for now. Minhaj and the hate coming out of qadri's mouth and looking at some of his followers ready to just beat any one is not a good sign. Why cant qadri do this in Canada?

Umar Aziz Khan | 6 years ago | Reply

Fake Inqilab!

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