District: PTI, PAT workers send jail on fourteen days judicial remandSeptember 12, 2014
Islamabad: As many as hundred protesting workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PAT) sent jail on 14-day judicial remand. A local court in Islamabad has given ordered.
According to media reports large number of agitated PTI workers surrounded police van and chanted anti-government slogans.
PTI workers also deflated tyres of the police van to prevent it from moving forward. Meanwhile, a heavy contingent of police personnel arrived at F-8 Kachehri to control situation.
Inspector General of Islamabad Police warned that protestors will be arrested if they do not leave the court premises.
He said that it is the police’s duty to disperse a crowd that violates Section 144 of the law. Moreover IG added that police will not use force against protesters.
Meanwhile police also took PTI leader Azam Swati and several other party workers into custody. PTI spokesperson Shireen Mazari questioned that under which law the workers were taken into custody. A police spokesman said that some arrests including of Asif alias DJ Butt were made for violating section 144.
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