PTI leaders, workers booked under terror charges for alleged vandalism during party rally in Karachi


Karachi police on Monday registered a case against PTI workers and leaders under terror charges for “resorting to vandalism” during what it called was an “unlawful assembly” at Teen Talwan in Clifton a day earlier.

On Sunday, dozens of PTI workers were arrested as they took out rallies  and processions on the call of founder Imran Khan. The power show was the first major party gathering since May 9.

Over 20 PTI workers were arrested in Karachi yesterday after clashing with police at the Teen Talwar monument. According to the police, the party didn’t have an NOC to hold a rally in the so-called Red Zone.

Meanwhile, the PTI said it had “informed” the district administration about their gathering, adding that other parties were holding rallies on the sites of their choice, but they were being deprived of this constitutional right.

Today, South Deputy Inspector General of Police Syed Asad Raza said a case had been lodged against PTI workers on behalf of the state through police sub-inspector Rasheed Ahmed.

He said that 131 party workers had been instigating people for “violence” on social media for the last two days.

DIG Raza added that 66 PTI leaders, including Khurram Sher Zaman, Faheem Khan, Saeed Afridi, Dr Baracha and others instigated around 5,000 workers during the rally at Teen Talwar on Sunday, where 15 workers were arrested red-handed and 

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