Important PTI leaders including Fawad Chaudhry and Shah Mehmood Qureshi were arrested. After the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, the series of arrests of the central leadership of Tehreek-e-Insaf continues.
Islamabad Police arrested Shah Mehmood Qureshi and transferred him to an unknown location.
According to the reports, PTI Vice Chairman has been arrested from Gilgit-Baltistan House Islamabad.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi said in his video message before his arrest that the police have come to arrest me, this is a real freedom movement, my back is clean, I have done politics honestly for 40 years.
He further said that he defended Pakistan’s foreign minister at every forum, this struggle will continue until the release of Imran Khan, he never took the law into his hands before and will not take it now.
According to the Islamabad Police, the arrests of PTI leaders are ongoing under the threat of arson and disturbance of peace.
According to the police spokesperson, apart from Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Asad Umar and Fawad Chaudhry, Jamshed Iqbal Cheema, Musrat Jamsheed Cheema, Malika Bukhari and Alia Hamza have also been arrested.
Police say that the arrests have been carried out by fulfilling the legal requirements, more arrests are expected, avoid spreading rumors and incitement in the public.
منصوبہ بندی کے تحت جلاؤ گھیراؤ اور پرتشدد مظاہروں پر اکسانے والوں کے خلاف نقص امن کے خطرہ کے تحت گرفتاریاں ۔اسلام آباد پولیس نے شاہ محمود قریشی ، اسد عمر،فواد چوہدری، جمشید اقبال چیمہ، فلک ناز چترالی، مسرت جمشید چیمہ اور ملیکہ بخاری کو گرفتار کرلیا ۔تمام گرفتاریاں قانونی…
— Islamabad Police (@ICT_Police) May 11, 2023
Fawad Chaudhry arrestedFawad Chaudhry was present in the Supreme Court yesterday, he was arrested by the Islamabad Police after coming out of the court and transferred to the police station secretariat.
Coming out of the Supreme Court, Fawad Chaudhry had said in a conversation with the media that I am being arrested despite my bail being approved in the Islamabad High Court yesterday.
Some time ago, Fawad Chaudhry expressed his fear of arrest and said that yesterday the court gave a decision that I cannot be arrested in any case till 12th, but there is a heavy force of Islamabad police outside to arrest me.
Police received orders from Supreme Court to arrest PTI leadersOn the other hand, the police received orders from the Supreme Court to arrest the leaders of Tehreek-e-Insaaf, after which the SSP operation reached the Supreme Court with a heavy contingent.
Reports said that the government and the district administration are consulting on the deployment of security forces in the Supreme Court.