ISLAMABAD: Inside Minister Sheikh Rasheed stated Wednesday the federal authorities has determined to impose a ban on the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) underneath the anti-terrorism legislation.
Throughout a information convention, the minister revealed the federal government had determined to take the choice on the request of the Punjab authorities.
“We’re forwarding a abstract to the federal cupboard to impose a ban on the TLP,” Rasheed stated in Islamabad, as protests had been held throughout varied cities of the nation.
Protests by a spiritual occasion have triggered issues for the lots in main cities throughout the nation for the previous two days and have claimed the lives of three individuals, together with two policemen. Practically 100 policemen have additionally been injured in clashes with the protesters.
Talking concerning the TLP’s negotiations, Rasheed stated the federal government wished to desk a decision within the Nationwide Meeting and wished to kind a consensus on it however they (TLP) insisted on marching to the Faizabad Interchange.
“Our efforts to persuade them failed. So far as the matter of Khatam-e-Nabwat is worried, I’m prepared to present my life,” declared the minister.
He stated miscreants had snatched a rifle from a police officer and used it to fireside at others in one of many protests.
The minister defended the federal government, saying it supposed to honour the settlement made with the TLP earlier.
Concerning the FIRs filed in opposition to protesters, Rasheed stated they had been all filed in accordance with the legislation.
“I’ve by no means supported this occasion nor had ever met Khadim Hussain Rizvi (former TLP chief),” the minister stated, including the ban has been imposed as a result of TLP’s “character” and never as a result of any any political compulsion.