PTI lawmaker Alamgir Khan released on bail
KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker and FixIt founder Alamgir Khan, who was arrested after a clash with Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) workers, was released on bail, ARY News reported on Sunday.
Hours after release, the police again arrested PTI leader Alamgir Khan this evening over violation of Section-144.
The PTI leader and other FixIt members were released on the personal guarantee of senior PTI leader.
Talking to media after the release, Alamgir Khan said that police tortured FixIt workers just to stop them from holding a peaceful protest. The PTI MNA added that he will protest again outside the office Local Government Minister Saeed Ghani.
Earlier today, Hours after release, the police this evening again arrested Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker and FixIt founder Alamgir Khan over violation of Section-144.
The police had arrested PTI MNA for violating section 144 and has registered a first information report (FIR) against Alamgir Khan at Ferrier police station Karachi.
According to SSP South, around 35 workers belonging to both political parties have been arrested by police. A Station House Officer (SHO), Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) were injured in result of the incident, said SSP South.
The PTI MNA along with other FixIt workers reached at Teen Talwar to address a press conference and announced his next strategy after workers of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and FixIt clashed with each other outside Sindh Local Government Minister Saeed Ghani’s office at Teen Talwar.
As per details, a protest was called by the FixIt workers outside the camp office of Local Government minister Saeed Ghani over the shortage of water in the metropolis. PPP workers gathered ahead of time and both groups clashed.
The police intervene in the fight and have controlled the situation.
PTI MPA Arsalan Ghuman talking to media has condemned the arrest of Alamgir Khan and accused PPP leader Saeed Ghani of arresting him.
“PTI was holding a peaceful protest against the water crisis and uncleanness issues in the metropolis. Police unfortunately not independent in Karachi due to the political interference of the Sindh government.”
PTI member of National Assembly (MNA) Alamgir Khan talking to media said that at least 25 members have been arrested by police and several others were injured.
Commenting over the incident PPP leader Saeed Ghani said that holding peaceful protest is right of every citizen, but the FixIt members took the law into their hands and threw sewerage water inside the Chief Minister House.
‘PTI should clear that whether FixIt is a sub-ordinate organisation of PTI or not? Strangely, FixIt was holding a protest and PTI is giving reaction over the incident,” he added.