Our attack force is responsible for removing all roadblocks during march, says former Prime Minister Imran Khan
Imran Khan terms azadi March a test for judiciary, police and neutrals
PTI Chairman and former Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that the Azadi March, which begins tomorrow (May 25), will be a test for the judiciary, police, and “neutrals.”
He was addressing the youth in Peshawar, the former premier said: “Our attack force is responsible to remove all the roadblocks during the Azadi March.”
He expressed the hope that the country’s youth will develop a sense of responsibility, while also adding that the PTI was protesting peacefully.
The former prime minister claimed that his party has always held protests in accordance with Pakistani law and the Constitution for the past 26 years.
“We have never hurt the police or the people in any way,” he added.
Khan said the crackdown has been going on in Punjab and Sindh since yesterday, and that the PML-N was aiming to derail the march by raiding PTI workers’ homes and arresting them. “When Fazlur Rehman, Shehbaz Sharif, and Asif Ali Zardari protested against us in the last three and a half years, we never caught anyone,” he continued.
Government’s stance on the PTI March
According to Rana Sanaullah, the government will not allow the PTI to march in order to prevent the spread of “fitna” and “fasad.”
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah announced today that the federal cabinet has decided not to allow PTI to continue with its long march in order to prevent the spread of “fitna” and “fasad.”
Sanaullah, accompanied by the leaders of coalition parties, told a press conference that the long march’s participants will be stopped.
“The decision was made to prevent them from propagating their agenda of manipulation and division,” the interior minister told, adding that these people [the PTI leadership] have progressed from “abuses to bullets.”