QUETTA: A team of Balochistan police on Wednesday left for Lahore to arrest Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in a case related to an inciting speech against state institutions.
The police team will visit Zaman Park with arrest warrants and they are expected to face charged PTI supporters who earlier attempted to bar the Islamabad police from heading to the residence of their party chief.
On Monday, police in the Balochistan capital Quetta lodged a case against the former prime minister at the Bijli Road police station for alleged hate speech against state institutions. In the FIR, the complainant said the Islamabad police reached Zaman Park to arrest the PTI chief but he evaded his arrest and later addressed his workers through a video link in which he incited the public against institutions.
The petitioner said Mr Khan hurled baseless allegations against security officers and attempted to create unrest in the country.