ISLAMABAD: Right before Imran Khan’s appearance at the Federal Judicial Complex, the authorities have imposed Section 144 in the city. According to media reports, the federal capital administration has also banned gatherings outside the courts. Strict action will be taken against people protesting outside the courts.
The reports further briefed that persons, lawyers and journalists concerned would be allowed on the court premises during hearings. However, any party workers will not be allowed to attend or move around the court area during the appearance of political leaders. The decision has been taken after Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) workers caused a riot around the Islamabad Judicial Complex.
PTI CAUSING DISRUPTION IN ISLAMABAD JUDICIAL COMPLEX IN G-11/1
Cases were lodged against PTI leaders and activists on Wednesday for creating chaos and disruption in the court area. Imran Khan and 28 other party workers were named in the cases. A separate complaint was also registered by the Station House Officer of Ramna Police Station, Rasheed Ahmed.
The First Information Report (FIR) stated that PTI leader Imran Khan led a mob to Judicial Complex on G-11/1 where they used provocative slogans, carried weapons, and held batons. The report added that party activists tried to forcefully enter from the gate which threatened the people who came for case hearings.
PTI activists damaged federal property and broke the CCTV cameras and furniture. Prominent PTI representatives like Hammad Azhar, Ghulam Sarwar, Chaudhry Mudasir Riaz, Omer Sultan, Raja Basharat, Tahir Sadiq, Farrukh Habib, Dr Shahzad Wasim, Raja Khurram Nawaz, Murad Saeed, Ali Nawaz, Jamshaid Mughal, Hassan Niazi, Ahmad Khan Niazi, Abdul Qudoos Khan Swati, Amir Kiani, Wasiq Qayyum, Shibli Faraz, Mian Aslam, and retired Col Asim were nominated in the report.