Independent candidate from PP-35, sons arrested in May 9 riots


WAZIRABAD: Police on Sunday arrested Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) backed independent candidate from PP-35 Chaudhry Muhammad Yousaf along with his sons in connection with the May 9 riots case.

Chaudhry Muhammad Yousaf and his brother-in-law were arrested from DC Colony of Gujranwala.

Police said Yousaf and his sons were wanted in the May 9 riots case.

The countrywide protest broke out on May 9 after the former prime minister was taken into custody on the premises of the Islamabad High Court in the Al-Qadir Trust corruption case.

The violent protestors also attacked Corps Commander House in Lahore and other military installations.

Read more: May 9 riots: Lahore police arrest another suspect

Separately on January 15, Lahore police arrested another suspect involved in the May 9 riots.

Naqeebullah, a resident of Bajaur district, was wanted by Sarwar Road police in a case related to vandalism on May 9 riots, that were triggered across the country after the arrest of the former prime minister in the Al-Qadir Trust case.

The police said the presence of Naqeebullah was confirmed at Jinnah House during vandalism with the help of geofencing.

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