Lahore : The Punjab Police has gathered speed in the search for Imran Khan, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan and the head of the Pakistan Tariq-e-Insaf Party (PTI). Pakistani news channel Geo News has reported that the Punjab Police on Friday obtained a warrant to search the Zaman Park residence of PTI chairman Imran Khan. Police claim that they have arrested six terrorists from the Zaman Park residence of former Prime Minister Imran Khan in Lahore.
Six terrorists arrested from Zaman Park house
According to a report in news agency ANI, the news of the Punjab Police issuing a search warrant for Imran Khan came after Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Bilal Saddiq Kamyana claimed that At least six terrorists have been arrested while trying to escape from Imran Khan’s Zaman Park residence. CCPO Bilal Saddiq Kamyana says that four of the six terrorists arrested from Imran Khan’s house were involved in the attack on Askari Tower, while two of these terrorists were involved in vandalizing the Corps Commander’s House (Jinnah House) in Lahore. Were. He said that with this, the number of terrorists arrested from Imran Khan’s house has increased to 14.
Punjab government claims: 30-40 terrorists entered the house
Earlier, on Wednesday, the government of Pakistan’s Punjab province had claimed that around 30-40 terrorists are hiding inside Imran Khan’s house. The Punjab government had given a 24-hour ultimatum to Imran Khan to hand over these terrorists or take action against them. After this, on Thursday, the Acting Information Minister of Punjab Government, Aamir Mir shared on social media that eight terrorists fleeing from Imran Khan’s Zaman Park residence in Lahore have been arrested. He also claimed that the arrested terrorists have already been identified. They were involved in the alleged attack on the Corps Commander’s House in Lahore on May 9.
The team will talk to the PTI chief before the search
According to the report of television channel Geo News, the Punjab government has decided to send a team to hold talks with the PTI chief before conducting a search operation in Zaman Park. Meanwhile, the negotiating team led by Lahore Commissioner Mohammad Ali Randhawa is expected to reach Zaman Park today after Friday prayers to search Imran Khan’s residence. At the same time, Punjab’s Acting Information Minister Aamir Mir said that the team to hold talks with the PTI chief would be headed by the commissioner of Lahore. He said that this team would fix a time during Imran Khan’s time and then his house would be searched in the presence of cameras. He said that around 400 police personnel would go to the Zaman Park house to arrest the terrorists hiding there.
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Fear being created to make us bow down: Imran Khan
Meanwhile, PTI chief and former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has expressed concern over the unprecedented crackdown on his supporters in the name of terrorists by the government. Imran Khan has tweeted that the action being taken against PTI supporters under the guise of terrorism was not seen even during the martial law during Pervez Musharraf’s regime. It is their mentality that they treat us Pakistanis like a herd of sheep and by making a naked display of their power, they are instilling fear in us to make us bow down.
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