Police force-PTI dunda force face-to-face at zaman park over arrest of Imran Khan
LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Police force and PTI’s ‘dunda’ force are facing one another at Zaman Park as police contingents reach there to arrest Imran Khan.
A local court in Islamabad has issued non-bailable arrest warrants for PTI chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan in Toshakhana case.
With the help of Lahore police, Islamabad police teams are making another attempt to arrest Imran Khan and present him in the court on or before March 16.
All roads leading to Zaman Park have been sealed, barriers removed, and police personnel equipped with water canons, batons, and guns are moving towards the residence of Imran Khan.
Senior police officials, including DIG Operations, are also present at Zaman Park to arrest former prime minister in Toshakhana case.
Importantly, on Monday, Islamabad team left for Lahore on a helicopter. The same helicopter will be used to bring PTI chief to Islamabad from Lahore.
Thousands of PTI workers have gathered at Zaman Park. They are chanting slogans against police, caretaker government, and trying to stop police from arresting Khan.
On Tuesday afternoon, heavy police contingents started tear-gas shelling on the PTI activists, used water cannons and dispersed them. Clashes are taking place between the two sides.
The law and order situation appears very tense at the Zaman Park and in its surrounding areas. Islamabad police officials are determined to arrest Imran Khan after issuance of his non-bailable warrant.
This is a developing story………more to follow soon