Roads leading to Qadri's residence, Minhajul Quran Secretariat sealed off

A large contingent of police has also been deployed in the area


Web Desk August 12, 2014

LAHORE: The administration in Lahore has sealed off all roads in Model Town and Faisal Town leading to Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri's residence and Minhajul Quran Secretariat using containers, Express News reported on Tuesday.

A large contingent of police has also been deployed in the area.

Meanwhile, PAT workers carrying sticks are present outside the Minhajul Quran Secretariat while some of the workers are wearing masks and glasses to protect themselves from shelling.

Crackdown

Hundreds of PAT workers have been taken into custody in a crackdown against the party by the Punjab police.

DPO Bhakkar Shakir Hussain confirmed that in the past few days, 304 workers taken into custody, out of which 180 were sent on judicial remand to Central Jail Mianwali.

Apart from this, 300 workers were also reportedly arrested from Gujranwala, 150 from Sargodha, 100 from Khushab, 76 from Mianwali, 60 from Multan, 50 from Muzaffargarh, and 25 from Warhi and Ludhran.

Dozens of PAT workers were arrested from other cities in Punjab including Faisalabad, Jhelum, Layyah and Rawalpindi.

COMMENTS (17)

SHB | 7 years ago | Reply

@Beck: Put Mr Qadri to work.If he does not clean it then confiscate his house

No-name | 7 years ago | Reply

Qadri suspected working for US and Israeli Interests

Many people complain that Taher Ul Qadri may be working for the United States and Israel, an allegation which is denied by him.

It is a fact that Dr. Qadri never criticized United States for their high handedness in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and other countries. The whole world knows what happened on 9/11 and afterwords but Taher Ul Qadri never gets tired of singing US praise in all their actions, including their drone attacks on innocent civilians in many parts of the world.

Dr. Qadri sounds extremely apologetic in media interviews and gives the impression that only Muslims are behind terrorism in the world and that he is trying to stop Muslim youth from terrorism. Thus, many people in Islamic countries, particularly in Pakistan and Indian Sub continent are convinced that he is promoting US and Israeli interests in Muslim countries.

Dr. Qadri wrote a 600 page book titled 'Fatwa on Terrorism'. The "Introduction" of this book was written by Joel Hayward.

Who is Joel Hayward? Joel Hayward, an Air bombardment expert of UK Royal Air Force, works as Dr. Qadri's "Strategic Policy Adviser. What is the 'Strategic Policy' of Dr. Qadri? No one knows. What advise Dr. Qadri receives from Hayward? It is a closely guarded secret, Dr. Qadri will never share with anyone. May be Dr. Qadri needs Hayward's services for his revolution in Pakistan in line with Libyan revolution.

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