July 19, 2024 20:41 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
NEET-UG 2024 retest to be held only if sanctity is lost due to paperleak on large scale: Supreme Court | Avoid travel and minimize movement: India's advisory to its nationals in Bangladesh amid Jatrabari violence | No systemic failure: NTA to Supreme Court on NEET-UG 2024 paper leak | Controversial IAS officer Puja Khedkar's mother Manorama Khedkar detained | US President Joe Biden tests Covid-19 positive with mild symptoms
PTI workers, leaders protest outside Adiala Jail, face legal action

PTI workers, leaders protest outside Adiala Jail, face legal action

| @indiablooms | 18 Jun 2024, 04:43 pm

Police in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city have lodged a case against  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders and workers for demonstrating outside  Adiala Jail where former PM Imran Khan is currently lodged.

The case has been filed against party leader Seemabia Tahir.

The case, filed under Section 144 of the Pakistan Penal Code, accuses the protesters of violating the law, resisting police, and damaging police uniforms, reported The Express Tribune.

Six PTI workers, including Aqeel Khan, Malik Bader Farhan, Zubair Hussain, Noman Tariq, Naveed Akhtar, and Maqsood Zafar, have been arrested in connection with the incident, the newspaper reported.

Five other individuals, including Ahmed Hasan and Mubasher Kanju, have been named in the case.

PTI has been demonstrating against alleged rigging in the national polls on February 8.

The party has been demanding the restoration of their "stolen mandate" and the immediate release of party leaders, including the founding chairperson and Ex-PM Imran Khan, who has been confined in Adiala Jail since at least May 2023, the newspaper reported.

Support Our Journalism

We cannot do without you.. your contribution supports unbiased journalism

IBNS is not driven by any ism- not wokeism, not racism, not skewed secularism, not hyper right-wing or left liberal ideals, nor by any hardline religious beliefs or hyper nationalism. We want to serve you good old objective news, as they are. We do not judge or preach. We let people decide for themselves. We only try to present factual and well-sourced news.

Support objective journalism for a small contribution.