Govt devises policy to systematically counter PTI sit-in
LAHORE: The ruling government on Sunday devised a policy to systematically counter Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s proposed sit-in on November 02, ARY News reported.
The meeting in this regard was chaired by Law Minister Punjab Rana Sanaullah, while chief secretary Punjab, Chief Minister Punjab’s Special Assistant Rana Maqbool, home secretary Punjab, inspector general police Punjab and other high officials were also present on the occasion.
Sources said lists of PTI leaders were divided into three categories – A, B and C.
“Category A includes names of central leadership and elected assembly members of PTI, category B includes names of district and divisional officials and category C includes names of mobilizers, facilitators, activists and financers other than chairmen and councilors,” they said.
Senior journalist Asad Kharral said the law minister has directed police, Special Branch, Intelligence Bureau and Home Department that at any cost the PTI leader should not enter the twin cities.
Asad Kharral said the meeting has ordered Special Branch to formulate a special report on speeches made by PTI Chairman Imran Khan proving him convicted of treason. Then, an FIR would be registered on the basis of this report.
He said Rana the relevant officials are directed to get issued orders of detention of PTI leaders on the basis of the fabricate reports.
“Mass arrests and detentions will take place on the day of sit-in,” the journalist claimed.
Rana Sanaullah has categorically said nobody would be allowed to shut down Islamabad.
Asad Kharral claimed Rana Sanaullah directed the officials to motivate policemen and tell them that the government has been facilitating central killers of Model Town incident as well and later sent them abroad.
Imran should wait for court verdict in Panama Papers case: Fazl
Talking to media in Lahore, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) Chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman said on Sunday the case regarding the Panama papers was sub-judice in the Supreme Court, hence Imran Khan must wait for the verdict of the court.
Fazl-ur-Rahman said the nation was in dire need of unity and harmony, however ruefully, Imran Khan was spreading anarchy and disunity.