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Asia Bibi acquittal: KP police submits report on TLP protests to Interior Ministry

PESHAWAR: The Interior Ministry on Wednesday received a report from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police detailing the vandalism, arson and harassment of citizens during Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) protests following a Supreme Court verdict acquitting Asia Bibi.  According to the report, the miscreants, involved in damaging property in Nowshera and Hangu, have been arrested. Moreover, 25 have been registered in cases for inciting violence out of which eight suspects have been arrested. Further, the report reads that 17…

Around 1800 rioters arrested across Pakistan after TLP protest

ISLAMABAD: As per the Ministry of Interior, nearly 1800 rioters have been apprehended, countrywide, by law enforcement agencies for being allegedly involved in vandalism and harassment of citizens during protests led by far right Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP). The Interior Ministry provided the number of arrestees who had been booked under relevant sections of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). According to details, the demonstrations, which were followed by a Supreme Court verdict acquitting Asia Bibi, caused massive…

LHC to hear case seeking compensation for vandalism during TLP protest

LAHORE: A petition seeking compensation of the damages caused to public property during protests led by the far-right Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) is scheduled for hearing on Monday by the Lahore High Court (LHC). Justice Aatir Mehmood will hear the petition filed by a citizen, praying that the court should direct the Punjab government to make up for the massive destruction of public and private property due to TLP protests against a Supreme Court verdict acquitting Asia Bibi.  The petition further read that…