GB CM put under house arrest


G-B House declared sub-jail

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid was reportedly placed under house arrest on Thursday for “sheltering Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders”.

The house has been declared a sub-jail and a contingent of police and rangers was also deployed outside it. PTI leaders Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Malika Bukhari, Musrat Cheema and others were taken into custody from G-B House Islamabad earlier.

Sources also reported that the role of Khurshid is being evaluated for sheltering the leaders, who were wanted by the police, in the G-B house. Moreover, it was further reported that strict action is not being taken against the CM due to his post, however, it has been decided to keep an eye on his activities in the future.

They maintained that if the CM wants to go to G-B for official duties, the Interior Ministry will consider it, but he will not be allowed to do any activities in Islamabad.