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Imran asks supporters to rescue CM KP from Punjab police

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has asked his supporters to rescue Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak from Punjab police.

“(I) want all PTI workers and democratic people of KP to go to Haroonabad bridge and support brave CM and his entourage being shelled by Punjab police,” he wrote on his Twitter account.

The PTI chief expressed pity how the Punjab government is treating CM KP. He called it violation of the constitution to stop an elected representative of people from travelling.

“CM KP and his entourage being prevented violently from exercising their democratic right to travel to Bani Gala,” he said.

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Imran Khan said: “It was a shameful act how KP CM was under attack by the Punjab govt. The constitution is being violated shamelessly by the federal and Punjab governments.”

He was impressed by the way Khattak and PTI supporters were dealing pacifically with all the situation.

“Despite shelling by Punjab police, PTI workers and CM KP not using violence or KP police to show their commitment to peaceful protest,” he said.



Daughter of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Aseefa Zardari tweeted:


Pervez Khattak said they would not give up or back down on reaching Islamabad. They would reach there at every cost, he said.

“I am not going to return from here till death (or reaching Islamabad). We will break through all the barriers,” he said.

Khattak said they were not terrorists and they were not carrying even a knife let alone a weapon.

He said the federal government was violating the constitution by stopping him from travelling to federal capital.



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