Police sprayed tear gas towards PTI workers in Lahore.
After clashing with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporters in an attempt to put a halt to the party’s ‘Azadi March,’ police are on high alert.
Police battled with demonstrators as they congregated on Bati and Bhatti chowk to begin their march towards Islamabad. To stop PTI supporters from pressing forward, police personnel deployed tear gas.
Police deployed tear gas and lifted barriers to disperse PTI workers in Lahore’s Batti Chowk
The PTI Lahore Chapter has urged that its members congregate near Batti Chowk before departing for Islamabad. When policemen used tear gas to remove the area, the party workers fought back. According to the official PTI Twitter account, the protestors were also stopped in the Shahdara region. According to the parties, the shipping container had been removed.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-leader, Insaf’s Hammad Azhar, has arrived at Batti Chowk. He overcame the challenges on his journey to Islamabad and arrived at GT Road.
Police also surrounded former health minister Yasmeen Rashid’s car, preventing her from leaving. She also tried to keep her car keys from being taken away by the officers. Faisalabad, Gujranwala, and other Punjab cities have also seen roadblocks.
The party has called a sit-in at Numaish Chowrangi in Karachi. According to traffic police, the provincial government has banned all demonstrations and public gatherings. The MA Jinnah Road and its environs have been shut down.
One route from Numais to People’s Chowrangi has been closed, as has Corridor 3 New Preedy Street from Saddar Dawakhana Road to People’s Chowrangi; and Nizami Road from Saddar Dawakhana Road to People’s Chowrangi (leading from Lines to Numaish).
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is planning a ‘Azadi March’ to Islamabad to pressure the government to hold early elections.
Imran Khan, the head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), will lead the procession from Ambar Interchange to Swabi by helicopter.
The party intends to stage a public meeting and sit-in on the Srinagar Highway, formerly known as Kashmir Avenue.
Yasmin Rashid’s automobile was broken into, and the windows were destroyed
As she went towards Batti Chowk in Lahore, police cracked the windscreen of PTI leader Dr Yasmin Rashid’s automobile.
When police at Lahore’s Batti Chowk removed obstacles blocking access, they deployed tear gas to disperse PTI workers.
Police encircled former health minister Yasmin Rashid’s car in an attempt to stop her from continuing forward. A PTI supporter approached the police officers and verbally attacked them, according to a video circulating on social media.
In the meantime, Yasmin tried to stop the cops from taking her car keys. To prevent the party’s workers from fleeing, Dr. Yasmin Rashid battled with police officers stationed throughout the city.
Police warned the PTI leader she couldn’t go, but she disobeyed them and continued driving. The cops attempted to break the vehicle’s windscreen with a baton charge, but she managed to flee.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Lahore branch has requested that its members congregate at Batti Chowk today, from where they will embark for Islamabad. Several members of the party were arrested during the fighting.
In Lahore, Yasmeen Rashid and Andleeb Abbas were arrested
Senior leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Dr. Yasmeen Rashid and Andleeb Abbas, were arrested in Lahore on Wednesday.
When the leaders were captured by authorities in the city’s Timber Market area, they were on their way to Islamabad for the Azadi long march.
According to reports, Lahore police have been despatched to prevent Azadi Long March participants from reaching Islamabad.
Earlier in the day, police attacked Rashid’s car and cracked the windscreen as she drove towards Batti Chowk in Lahore.