Police party from Quetta on its way to Lahore to arrest Imran Khan
Law personnel carrying arrest warrants pertaining to case regarding hateful speech against institutions
March 8, 2023 01:20 PM
A Balochistan police party has departed to Lahore from Quetta to arrest former prime minister and PTI Chief Imran Khan in a case pertaining to his hateful speech against state institutions, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The Balochistan police is carrying arrest warrants against Imran Khan with them.
An FIR was registered at a police station in Quetta against Imran Khan on Monday over his alleged remarks against state institutions and their offices and spreading hatred against them.
Sections 153A, 124A and 505 of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016 have been added to the FIR lodged by citizen Abdul Khalil Kakar, who said the PTI chief’s statement is tantamount to destroying public peace and order.
Another case was also registered in Lahore on Monday against PTI Chairman Imran Khan, party leader Shibli Faraz and 150 workers for harassing and hurling life threats at an Islamabad police team when it visited Zaman Park to arrest the former prime minister.
The FIR was registered by the Race Course police on the complaint of Islamabad Secretariat police SHO Nadeem Tahir.
The SHO said he was part of the team of the federal capital police constituted for the arrest of PTI chairman Imran Khan to comply with the orders of additional district and sessions judge (ADSJ), Islamabad on Sunday. But as they reached Zaman Park, a charged group of 100-150 PTI activists, who were carrying clubs, surrounded them.
The FIR further stated that the PTI workers hurled life threats at the police officials saying that they would kill them if they tried to enter Imran’s house.
Reporter Irfan Malik