RAWALPINDI: Three Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation employees were ‘fired’ on Thursday for their involvement in ‘violent protests’ on May 9, following the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, according to reports.
According to sources familiar with the situation, Haroon, Shahid Raza, and Idress were identified using CCTV footage. On May 9, the employees were seen with rioters during damage and arson.
According to reports, Idress worked in the Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation’s Finance Department, and Haroon and Shahid were junior clerks.
The police have initiated an investigation against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders and workers in the aftermath of the ‘violent protests’ staged following the arrest of party chairman Imran Khan in the Al-Qadir Trust Case.
Earlier, Mardan police apprehended a suspect for vandalizing Colonel Sher Khan Shaheed’s statue during “violent protests.”
According to the details, the culprit, named Rehmatullah, was apprehended in the Gujargarhi neighborhood of Mardan.