Rana Sanaullah made a complaint to the SHO Samnabad nominating Imran Khan, Sheikh Rasheed, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Asad Umar, Arif Alvi and 500 others as accused of the attack on his outhouse (Dera) in Faisalabad on Monday. (Updated 20:18)
Press Conference of Rana Sanaullah
Addressing a press conference here, Rana Sanaullah said Imran was pursuing the agenda to stop development process in Pakistan. A game of ‘siege and burn’ was played in Faisalabad, he slammed.
Sananullah showed a picture of a man and said he had never seen that man, which PTI has accused him to be a PML-N activist. “The PTI has labeled this man as Nadeem Mughal, which is a blatant lie,” he said.
He said Mughal was another activist of PML-N, whom he asked before the media. (Updated 15:54)
PTI worker’s funeral prayers offered
The funeral prayers of the PTI worker, killed in shooting incident yesterday, offered in Faisalabad.
A large number of mourners attended the funeral of the young PTI worker with tearful eyes. (Updated 12:55)
Ghaibana Namaz-e-Janaza offered in Lahore. We have to stand against terrorist act of Govt. pic.twitter.com/graD5BwYG1
— Abdul Aleem Khan PTI (@abdulaleemkha11) December 9, 2014
Punjab Govt announces reward for identifying shooter
The Government of Punjab has announced Rs. 5 million reward for identifying the shooter in the Faisalabad clashes who left two PTI workers dead. (Updated 10:32)
PTI observes Day of Mourning today over workers’ killing
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is observing a countrywide “Day of Mourning” over the killing of their two activists in Faisalabad. (Updated 09:57)
Absentia funeral prayers:
PTI leadership has announced that the absentia funeral prayers of slain Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) worker Haq Nawaz will be offered on Monday at Islamabad’s Express Highway at 03:00 P.M. (Updated on December 09, 2014 at 10:04 A.M.)
Imran Khan pledges to avenge Haq Nawaz killing
Addressing at D-type chowk, Chairman PTI Imran Khan pledged to avenge Haq Nawaz killing.
Imran Khan announces to offer ghaibana namaz-e-janzah of PTI worker, PTI to mark day of mourning tomorrow across Pakistan — PTI (@PTIofficial) December 8, 2014
Rana, Abid booked for killing PTI workers in Faisalabad
Police has registered the FIR of the killing of two workers of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) against Rana Sanaullah, Abid Sher Ali, DCO Faisalabad and 300 others.
The FIR no. 803 was registered at the Samnabad police station under section 302 (intentional and deliberate murder), which also contained clauses for rioting and instigating violence. (Updated 21:34)
Talks aside, time for govt to go home, says Arif Alvi
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader, Arif Alvi has said that following today’s happenings in Faisalabad, there seems almost no chance of talks and his party may demand for the dissolution of the Nawaz-led government.
Talking to media here on Monday, Arif Alvi said that there seems almost no chance of negotiations between the government and the PTI. He vowed to demand PTI’s core committee not to hold negotiations as long as Rana Sanaullah and all other accused of PTI workers’ killing are not arrested. (Updated 20:20)
PTI workers’ killing sparks protests all over country
After the alleged killing of two workers of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) at the hands of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) activists in Faisalabad, protests sparked in different cities of the country including Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.(Updated 19:18)
Several injured as police resorts to shelling outside Rana’s house
Scores of masses were injured as the police resorted to shelling around Rana Sanaullah’s residence after a charged-up crowd surrounded and pelted stones at the house of the former law minister of Punjab. (Updated 18:32)
Rana Sanaullah, son-in-law nominated for PTI worker’s killing
The brother of deceased PTI worker, Haq Nawaz, has nominated Rana Sanaullah, his son-in law and a guard in the complaint of his brother’s murder.
According to details, a PTI worker named Haq Nawaz was reportedly shot dead by the security guard of Rana Sanaullah’s son-in-law, Shehryar.
Ata Muhammad, the brother of slain PTI worker, has nominated the former Law Minister Punjab Rana Sanaullah, his son-in-law named Shehryar and Shehryar’s guard in the application seeking the registration of an FIR of his brother’s murder. (Updated 18:49)
Rana denies any link with man who fired at PTI rally
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) leader, Rana Sanaullah has clearly denied any link with the man who fired gunshots at participants of the PTI’s Faisalabad rally.
In his exclusive word with ARY News, Rana Sanaullah said that the man, who was seen firing at PTI rally, had nothing to do with him or his family. He told that the metropolis was peaceful before 10 am in the morning; it was then that the workers of Tehreek-i-Insaf caused unrest. (Updated 17:39)
Imran’s next plan aimed at destroying democracy: Rasheed
Information Minister Pervez Rasheed said Imran Khan’s ‘Plan C’ aimed at creating chaos has begun from Faisalabad.
Imran’s ‘Plan A’ was to attack democracy, ‘Plan B’ to besiege the democracy, ‘Plan C’ to create anarchy while his ‘Plan D’ is aimed at destroying democracy. But none of the plans conceived by Imran will ever succeed, he said while addressing a press conference. ( Updated 16:03)
Imran Khan reaches Faisalabad
PTI Chairman Imran Khan has reached Faisalabad with the party’s senior leadership. He will address the PTI activists at Clock Tower Intersection shortly. (Updated at 04:03 P.M.)
PTI asks workers to block Islamabad Express Highway at 04:00 P.M. on Monday.
Protest turns into sit-in:
PTI Punjab chapter President Ejaz Chaudhry has said that a day of mourning will be observed tomorrow and he will request PTI Chairman to announce a countrywide mourning. He added that they will not move till the killers are arrested.
We will register FIR against Rana Sana & all involved against killing of our die hard worker Haq Nawaz. #TerroristPMLN
— Ejaz Chaudhary (@EjazChaudhary) December 8, 2014
‘Killer’ identified: It is learnt that the man who opened fire at PTI activist was the security guard of PML-N stalwart Rana Sanaullah’s son-in-law.
So the guy who fired & martyred r worker is a security guard for Rana Sanaullah’s son-in-law! Was arrested then released & has disappeared! — Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) December 8, 2014
گھنٹا گھر چوک پر پی ٹی آئی اور(ن)لیگ کے کارکن پھرآمنے سامنے،نعرے — PTI (@PTIofficial) December 8, 2014
Twenty two year old Sajid Hasnain and Haq Nawaz were killed in the clash with PML-N workers. PTI leader Shireen Mazari said that an armed person was carrying out straight fire at the PTI activists. The law enforcing agencies are said to be a silent spectator of the incident.
Ary shows N gunman firing openly & police watching!Reports coming in of one PTI worker fired upon succumbing to injuries.Trying to confirm. — Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) December 8, 2014
Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the killing incident. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi has claimed that ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz had engineered a plot to launch violent attack on PTI’s rally in Faisalabad. PTI Activist Gunned Down During Clashes In… by arynews Read more: Shah Mehmood Qureshi asked PTI workers to gear up Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has urged Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) activists to remain peaceful. Read more: Altaf urges PML-N, PTI activists to remain peaceful A brawl erupted between PTI and PML-N workers: PTI workers were protesting against the alleged rigging in 2013 elections and the federal government when incensed PML-N workers gathered at started chanting slogans against their rival party in Punjab. The activists started brawling each other when a stone was thrown at the Tehreek-e-Insaf supporters. Slogans of “Go Nawaz Go” and “Ro Imran Ro” are being constantly heard in the area. Police used water canon to disperse the two violent groups. It should be noted that the law and order situation is already tense in the city as PTI Chairman Imran Khan had announced a shutterdown strike to protest against the alleged rigging in the 2013 elections.
Dear Insafians, stay resolute. Imran Khan is coming to join you all in Faisalabad very soon. No state violence can beat your Junoon. — Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) December 8, 2014
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