Lahore: Punjab administration has prepared a list of Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf (PTI) leaders and workers and has ordered the DPOs of each district to arrest them in order to limit their sit-in, the media has reported.
The police are also arresting leaders of PML-Q from their houses, the sources added.
The arrests are being made in major cities such as Lahore, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi, Gujrat, Okara, Chakwal, Muzaffargarh, Raheem Yar Khan, Vehari and Bahawalnagar.
The initial arrests are listed here:
- At least 16 members of PTI and MPA of PML-Q Arif Gondal have been arrested from Mandi Bahaudin.
- Four PTI workers arrested from Sangla Hill.
- District President of PTI Sher Muhammad Awan arrested from Dunya Pur.
- Councilor of PTI Rana Kamran was captured from his home along with his supporters in Sadiq Abad.
- As many as 9 PTI members were arrested from Kasur in police raid.
- As many as 20 local leaders arrested along with their supporters in Sahiwal.
- The police have arrested PTI MPA Javed Ansari from
- A prominent PTI leader has been arrested from Peer Mahal while the police are not mentioning his name.
- Local President of PTI Youth Wing at Sahiwal Rizwan Shah has also been held by the police.
- The police have raided Rana Javed’s home on Sunday night for arresting him but the sources say that Rana Javed has left for Islamabad Sunday evening.
- At least 15 workers of PTI have been arrested from Vehari.
- The police have arrested PTI leader Shahid Mahmood Khan from Multan arrested.
- PTI leader Masood Shafqat has been arrested from Okara.
- Active member of Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf Khurram Shahzad from Faisalabad was arrested tonight.
- Two councilors and many workers arrested from Burewala.
- Six people of PTI are reportedly arrested from Bahawalnagar city.
- PTI leader Chaudhar Sana Ullah has been held by the police from Jhang Road Faisalabad.
- As many as 70 people of PTI and Awami Muslim League have also been held from Rawalpindi by the police and shifted to unknown place.
- Moreover, PML-Q leader Kamil Ali Agha was arrested tonight from Lahore.
- Rafique Kamboh of PML-Q was arrested from Gujrat city.
It is pertinent to mention here that the arrested people are being kept under custody at unknown places.