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Sindh Police crackdown underway against PTI Karachi, MNA Aftab Siddiqi arrested

KARACHI: Scores of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders and workers in Karachi have been arrested by Sindh Police including Member National Assembly Aftab Siddiqui in a bid to stop the party’s gathering at the Numaish Chowrangi today.

The Sindh police also raided the residence of MPA Rabistan Khan and MNA Abdul Shakoor Shad, and arrested as many as three workers from Shah Faisal Colony. The law enforcement authorities arrested one worker from Malir and seven from Lyari. Meanwhile, Sindh Police have informed that PTI member Saifur Rehman and Ataullah have been given jail custody.

Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has appealed the workers, supporters and people from all walks of life to join him at D-Chowk Islamabad by 3 pm today, Bol News reported. Imran Khan in a video message issued from Peshawar urged the general public particularly from Islamabad and Rawalpindi to reach the D-Chowk to get their real independence.

The PTI Chief further said that their only demand is a fresh election and they won’t stop until they get the date for an election. Khan encouraged his workers and supporters and advised them not to be afraid of arrest and jails as this is struggle for the future of Pakistan, adding, “Our future generations would not forgive us if we do not come out today.”

The PTI chief said that he would reach the Islamabad D-Chowk via Kashmir Road. The former premier had earlier announced that he would meet his followers at Islamabad’s Srinagar Highway on May 25.

Courtesy Bol News

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