SIALKOT: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced to change the venue of the public rally to VIP ground after a police crackdown on party workers and the arrest of Usman Dar.
PTI Punjab President Shafqat Mahmood, while addressing a press conference with other party leaders, said that their peaceful party workers were tortured by police and claimed that police action was launched on directions of Khawaja Asif.
The former minister strongly condemned arrests of PTI leaders and workers and demanded their immediate release and reiterated that rally will be held in the city no matter what.
The PTI leader said that they want to exercise their rights in a democratic manner and asked government to come to its senses. He added that government is bent on using force and warned that it will be responsible if something untoward happens.