Police registered 16 cases against Imran Khan, other PTI leaders

ISLAMABAD: At least 16 cases were registered against the PTI leadership, including Chairman Imran Khan, and scores of activists under different sections of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).

According to the details, the Hassanabdal police registered a case against Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Khalid Khursheed Khan, his chief security officer and around 4,000 other participants of the PTI long march for rioting and disturbing public order besides violating Section 144.

As per the FIR, CM Khurshid and his security team shouted slogans against the government and administration and kept firing on police personnel.

The Loi Bher police registered a case against the PTI chairman and other leaders, including Ali Nawaz, Raja Khurram Nawaz, Asad Umer, and activists under sections 427, 148, 149, 109, 353, 186, 341 and 188 of the PPC, the police said.

According to the FIR, a gathering of 150 persons led by Loi Bher Union Council Chairman appeared at Korang Bridge holding PTI flags and batons in violation of Section 144.

They blocked the road, pelted the police with stones and damaged roadside trees on the directives of the PTI chairman and leaders Ali Nawaz, Raja Khurram Nawaz, and Asad Umer.

Besides, they also damaged official vehicles, and trees and interfered in official work of the police, the FIR said, adding that they escaped from the spot when police tried to arrest them.

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