Supporters of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan protesting towards his arrest have entered the compound of the military commanders’ residence in Lahore. Media experiences mentioned they’ve additionally entered the military headquarters in Rawalpindi. The 70-year-old cricketer-turned-politician was arrested earlier at this time as he was coming into the Islamabad High Court for a listening to in a case.
Protests by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporters broke out throughout Pakistan quickly after his arrest and prohibitory orders banning massive gatherings have been imposed throughout Islamabad. “Section 144 is in power and motion will likely be taken in case of violation,” the Islamabad police mentioned.
Besides Islamabad, protests began in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Multan, Peshawar, and Mardan, reported Geo News.
In Karachi and Rawalpindi, protesters clashed with the police, who, experiences mentioned, threw teargas shells to regulate the mob. Videos from the spot confirmed them chanting “Release Imran Khan,” and “Shut down Pakistan” slogans.
The PTI urged its supporters to protest, tweeting this can be a “now or by no means alternative.