Lahore: Ahead of PTI’s Azadi March toward Islamabad today, police arrested PTI Senator Ijaz Chaudhry, senior PTI leader Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed and other party workers on the night between Tuesday and Wednesday.
Later, a PTI spokesperson claimed that Senator Ejaz Chaudhry had also been arrested and shifted to an unknown location.
In a tweet, the spokesperson said that the police were abusive with the senator during the arrest.
@EjazChaudhary was arrested by over 100 policeman. He kept asking the arresting goons including 10/15 white clothed people if they had orders from @SenatePakistan Chairman orders as he is a senator. They pushed him around & was abusive with @EjazChaudhary admin @PTIofficial pic.twitter.com/RqruBjasih
— Senator Ejaz Chaudhary (@EjazChaudhary) May 25, 2022
The house of PTI Punjab President, Shafqat Mahmood, was also raided late on Tuesday.
Taking to Twitter, the former federal minister for education said that police barged into his house without a warrant while he was not there.
Police barged into my house without a warrant while I was not there. Do they really think these tactics would intimidate us?
— Shafqat Mahmood (@Shafqat_Mahmood) May 24, 2022