ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police on Friday raided on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Secretariat and seized thousands of sticks and other equipments. Islamabad police stated that PTI workers indented to sue these sticks during long march to derail peace of the city.
Responding on the police’s statement, PTI, Islamabad Chapter Vice President Ali Awan told Pakistan Times that the police seized the party’s flags not sticks saying that it was the right of every political party to show its presence by holding flags during any activity.“The police violated Section 144 as it does not allow the police to enter into a house or a party office” he added.
“The policemen theft the office equipments including computers, laptops, tap recorders, sound system and other precious things which they sold in Abpara market. This shows that they are not policemen rather rubbers”, he accused.
He condemned the police attitude and termed its statement nothing else but a lie as pictures of the flags also published in the news papers. Awan told Pakistan Times that Islamabad Police also arrested PTI Trade Wing General Secretary Qaiser Masood along with two other workers while Zohaib Abbasi along with four workers outside the mosque after Jummah prayer here on Monday.
Last week same attack was done when Condemning the attack on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Secretariat, PTI Chairman Imran Khan has warned President Asif Ali Zardari and Advisor to Prime Minister on interior Rehman Malik if such attack would take place again then his party workers would not remain peaceful any more.
He said that on Monday night at 1:30 am eight people Frontier Constabulary (FC) personals armed with Kalashnikovs and pistols entered into the office and started beating PTI workers including PTI, Islamabad General Secretary Awais Khalid with the kicks and the guns and also broke the office equipments.-SANA