Thursday May 26, 2022

Riots in Islamabad, Two Cases Registered, 39 People Arrested

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Police on Thursday registered a case against senior PTI leaders including, chairman Imran Khan, Asad Umar, Imran Ismail, Raja Khurram Nawaz, Ali Amin Gandapur, and Ali Nawaz Awan for the riots that took place in Islamabad during the “Azadi March” on the previous day.

The police have registered two cases at the Kohsar Police Station for “rioting and arson”.

The first FIR was registered at the complaint of a sub-inspector (SI) named Asif Raza, while the second one was filed on behalf of SI Ghulam Sarwar.

The case has been registered against 150 people out of which 39 have been arrested. The case also mentions the burning of the metro bus stations at Islamabad’s Jinnah Avenue, harming a government vehicle at the Express Chowk, and breaking the glass windows of a media house. 

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