By India Today World Desk: The arrest of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday ended up in widespread arson and rioting as his supporters all through the nation thronged the streets in assist of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief.
Unprecedented occurrences had been witnessed all through Pakistan as protesters barged into the navy headquarters in Rawalpindi after smashing the first entrance of the campus.
Gunshots echoed in parts of Pakistan, and black smoke billowed after places had been set ablaze by Imran Khan’s supporters.
While the regulation and order situation in Pakistan continues to lie in tatters, Islamabad High Court held Imran Khan’s arrest ‘approved’.
Imran Khan was arrested in reference to the Al-Qadir Trust Case. Khan was arrested after an arrest warrant in opposition to him was issued by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Rawalpindi on May 1.
Khan’s supporters stormed the Army Headquarters in Rawalpindi after smashing the Army’s insignia that hung outside the superior.
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The protesters moreover barged into Corps Commander’s dwelling in Lahore Cantt and set ablaze the objects outside his dwelling. Protesters moreover threw away police barricades and set them on fireside.
PTI employees from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa gathered on the streets of Lakki Marwat district under the administration of provincial get collectively president Muhammad Iqbal in opposition to the arrest of Imran Khan. Khan’s supporters moreover positioned on fireside the developing of Radio Pakistan in Peshawar.
PTI supporters burnt tyres, shut Indus Highway in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A replica of Pakistan Airforce airplane was set ablaze by supporters of PTI chief Imran Khan outside the Mianwali air base.
All the private colleges all through Pakistan is perhaps shut from Wednesday until extra uncover throughout the wake of an ongoing protest in opposition to the earlier premier and PTI chief.
Meanwhile, Indian defence forces are preserving an in depth watch on the situation in Pakistan. Strong vigil being maintained by the forces alongside the highway of administration and the worldwide border.
US Congressman Brad Sherman criticised former Pakistan PM and PTI chief Imran Khan’s arrest from outside Islamabad High Court.
As I’ve talked about plenty of situations in newest months regarding #Pakistan, America is dedicated to democracy and rule of regulation world extensive.
We stand not with specific particular person politicians nonetheless with human rights and free speech. https://t.co/NFOJZviJFf
— Congressman Brad Sherman (@BradSherman) May 9, 2023
Later in night time, the Islamabad High Court dominated Imran Khan’s arrest approved. However, Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court Amir Farooq issued the order to stay the arrest of various PTI leaders along with Fawad Chaudhry, Saifullah Niazi, Faisal Chaudhry, Naeem Haider, Ali Bukhari.