PAT, PTI sit-in continue, security further tightenAugust 17, 2014
Islamabad: The sit-in by ‘Inqilab March’ of both PAT and PTI participants have entered its fifth day in the federal capital on Monday. Thousands of protestors including women and children are present at Aabpara Chowk.
The 48-hour deadline given by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri will expire today. Qadri, who led protests against government last year that brought the capital to a standstill, has accused the Sharif government of corruption and campaigned for more to be done for the country s poor.
He will address PAT workers at 4:00pm today to present next strategy against the government. Security in Islamabad has been ramped up in recent days, with some 40,000 police and security forces on the streets.
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