Mob will not be allowed to attack federal capital, says Law Minister


Law Minister Azam Nazir Tarar on Tuesday told upper house of parliament that the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) will ensure protection of the residents of Islamabad as per provisions of the law and fascist gangs will not be allowed to invade the federal capital.

Responding to Leader of the Opposition Dr Shahzad Waseem’s objections during Session of Senate, he said that mature and democratic leadership of the entire Pakistan is now representing the Federal Government. He said these are the pro-democratic people and believe in upholding the law and the constitution. He said law and order will be ensured according to the rules and procedure and the Constitution.

The Law Minister reminded the Opposition Leader in the Upper House of not issuing production orders of parliamentarians like Ali Wazir, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Rana Sanaullah and others when PTI was in power. He assured the House that no action would be taken if the PTI follow rules, constitution and avoid any damages to public properties and people. The minister regretted that the financial resources of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will be used for today rally.

Earlier speaking on a point of order, Opposition Leader in the Senate Dr Shahzad Waseem strongly protested police raids on the residences of PTI leaders and workers in Punjab and other parts of the country. He, however, assured the House that PTI’s long march will be peaceful and no hindrances should be created in the way of our protest. Later, the opposition staged a walk-out from the House.

The opposition leader strongly reacted over arrest of several PTI workers and leaders across the country. It is in human to misbehave with female and children of PTI leaders.

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