Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Fawad Chaudhry was reportedly arrested by the law enforcement in Lahore in the wee several hours of Wednesday. Get together chief Farrukh Habib informed Dawn that Chaudhry was taken into custody from his home.
The arrest was created soon following Chaudhry publicly criticised the Pakistan govt for plotting to arrest the country’s previous key minister and PTI main Imran Khan.
Dawn included that an FIR was registered in opposition to Chaudhry beneath sections 153-A (advertising of enmity among teams), 506 (legal intimidation), 505 (assertion conducing to general public mischief) and 124-A (sedition) of the Pakistan Penal Code at Islamabad’s Kohsar Law enforcement Station.
Chaudhry and hundreds of PTI staff experienced before collected outside the house Imran Khan’s Zaman Park home in Lahore, professing to avert the government’s alleged prepare to arrest the celebration main.
PTI Twitter dealt with posted movies exhibiting a convoy of law enforcement automobiles which the celebration claimed was carrying Chaudhry following his arrest.
A number of other PTI leaders have also condemned Chaudhry’s arrest. Condemning the arrest PTI Sindh president Ali Haider Zaidi claimed, “Pakistan has turn out to be a lawless condition.”
“Strongly condemn the arrest of @fawadchaudhry by the #ImportedGovernmentNaManzoor Pakistan has turn out to be a lawless condition at the arms of these lawbreaking lawmakers and corrupt legislation enforcement officers! All hell bent on pushing this nation in direction of anarchy!,” he claimed.
PTI leaders and staff in big quantities collected outside the house Imran Khan’s home in Lahore’s Zaman Park as rumours of an impending arrest of previous Pakistan PM circulated in the early several hours of Wednesday.
PTI chief Asad Umar took to Twitter to urge all celebration staff to achieve Zaman Park. PTI in a tweet wrote, “There are stories that the puppet govt will attempt to arrest Chairman Imran Khan tonight Tehreek-e-Insaaf staff are achieving Zaman Park to safeguard their chief.”
PTI supporters lifted slogans in assist of Imran Khan and vowed unwavering loyalty to their chief, even if it intended placing their individual life on the line, Geo News claimed.
Talking to reporters before in the evening on Tuesday, Chaudhry denounced the government’s steps.