LAHORE: A team of Quetta police arrived in Lahore on Friday to arrest Imran Khan, the leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and former premier of Pakistan.
The Imran Khan arrest warrant was carried by the Quetta police squad, which was commanded by Superintendent Police (SP) City Nadeem, as they left for Lahore on Thursday.
The SP City-led team is comprised of a sub-inspector, two guards, and a driver.
CCPO Lahore Bilal Siddiq has been told of the presence of Quetta police in Lahore for Imran Khan’s arrest, according to sources with knowledge of the incident.
On the basis of a citizen’s complaint, Abdul Khalil Karak, the Balochistan police on Monday opened an investigation into PTI chairman. Imran Khan’s recent speech was the subject of a police report at the Bijli Road police station.
PTI chairman was charged with violating Sections 505 (Statements Encouraging Public Mischief), 124-A (Sedition), and 153-A (Promoting Enmity Between Different Groups) of the Pakistan Criminal Code.
Imran Khan booked in another case
After his party members fought with law enforcement and at least one demonstrator was killed as a result, the ousted prime minister Imran Khan was charged with another act of terrorism.
On the Deputy Superintendent of Police’s (DSP) allegation in Raiwind, the case was opened. Sections 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act and sections 147, 149, 353, 186, 302, 324, 188, 427, 291, 290, and 109 of the Pakistan Criminal Code are included in the first information report (FIR).
According to the FIR, PTI members attacked police vehicles and anti-riot force vehicles with stones in the direction of the organization’s leadership, injuring numerous officers, including SHOs and DSPs.
Imran Khan, the head of PTI, as well as top party, figures Fawad Chaudhry, Hammad Azhar, Mian Mehmood Rasheed, Hassan Niazi, and others, were accused of starting the fights.