LHC bars PTI from holding rally at Minar-e-Pakistan
LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) Thursday stopped the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from holding a rally at Minar-e-Pakistan on Sunday, ARY News reported.
LHC s Justice Tariq Saleem Sheikh issued directives while hearing a petition filed by PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry seeking to stop the “atrocities” outside Zaman Park.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) Wednesday stopped police operation at former premier Imran Khan s Zaman Park residence till 10am (Thursday), putting a halt to day-long clashes that had erupted after police tried to arrest the PTI chairman in the Toshakhana case.
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As the hearing went underway, Justice Saleem said that neither of the parties involved in the case has read the law. The LHC judge also reprimanded the PTI counsel for approaching the wrong courts in Imran Khan s arrest warrants issue.
The judge told Fawad Chaudhry that his party was not following the law.
He then slammed the party for not planning its public gathering in Lahore. “PSL is going on and PTI should reschedule its rally,” he said.
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“For God’s sake, allow the people to live their routine lives,” the judge remarked.
The judge then asked the party leader to sit down with authorities and sort out the issue.
It is pertinent to mention here that former premier and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan had announced to hold a power show at Minar-e-Pakistan on Sunday.