Imran Khan booked under terrorism charges

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Amraiz Khan

Punjab police on Thursday registered a case against former Prime Minister, Imran Khan on terrorism charges after his party workers clashed with law enforcers, resulting in the death of at least one protester.

The case was registered on the complaint of the Deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Raiwind.

The first information report (FIR) includes Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act, and sections 147, 149, 353, 186, 302, 324, 188, 427, 291, 290 and 109 of Pakistan Penal Code.

The FIR stated that PTI workers, on the orders of its leadership, threatened law enforcers and pelted stones in which several officers including SHOs, and DSPs suffered injuries while several vehicles of the anti-riot force and police were thrashed.

The FIR named PTI chief Imran Khan, senior party leaders Fawad Chaudhry, Hammad Azhar, Mian Mehmood Rasheed, Hassan Niazi, and others behind clashes.

Clashes between PTI workers, police Punjab police on Wednesday baton charged and teargassed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers during a rally in Lahore. A PTI worker namely Ali Bilal was allegedly killed in the police action.