Imran, Asad among PTI leaders booked for riots in Islamabad


The Islamabad Police on Thursday registered a case against senior PTI leaders including, Chairman Imran Khan, for the riots that took place in Islamabad during the “Azadi March” on Wednesday. Apart from Khan, PTI leaders Asad Umar, Imran Ismail, Raja Khurram Nawaz, Ali Amin Gandapur, and Ali Nawaz Awan have also been booked in the first information report, which was registered at the complaint of a sub-inspector named Asif Raza.

The police have registered two cases at the Kohsar Police Station for “rioting and arson”.

The case has been registered against 150 people out of which 39 have been arrested. The case also mentions the burning of the metro bus stations at Islamabad’s Jinnah Avenue, harming a government vehicle at the Express Chowk, and breaking the glass windows of a news channel and a newspaper.


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