Thursday, June 30, 2022

Khokhar, 70 other PPP workers booked over clashes outside NAB office


ISLAMABAD: A case has been registered against seventy workers of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) including senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar and Raja Shakeel Abbasi, over clashes outside the National Accountability Bureau office, ARY News reported on Thursday.

Several police personnel were injured when PPP workers hurled stones while trying to enter the NAB premises before the arrival of the PPP chairman and co-chairman.

A First Information Report (FIR) was lodged at the Secretariat police station, over charges of attacking policemen, journalists, raising outrageous slogans against the institutions and damages.

“Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani will be contacted for the arrest of PPP Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar”, sources said.

Read more: PPP workers who attacked police to face investigation: Fawad

According to the FIR registered, the PPP workers tried to storm into the NAB building by removing the barriers despite being told by the deputy commissioner about imposition of section 144 in the area.

However, the PPP workers kept on moving towards the NAB headquarters building and in the process they injured at least nine policemen and journalists in the scuffle.

Yesterday, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry while talking to ARY News had said the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) workers will have to face investigation, who were found involved in attacking police.


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