LAHORE: The provincial authorities has determined to kind a committee to barter with the proscribed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), introduced Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Friday after the outfit staged protests to demand the discharge of their chief, Saad Rizvi.
Buzdar wrote on Twitter: “We’ve got fashioned a committee, consisting of senior members of the Punjab Cupboard Raja Basharat and Chaudhry Zaheeruddin to barter with the [banned] Tehreek-e-Labbaik.”
He added: “Based on the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (PUBH), all of us have to work collectively for peace and concord within the nation.”
It’s pertinent to say that members of the banned outfit introduced a “peaceable protest” after Friday prayers to demand the discharge of Rizvi.
2 policemen martyred in protest
In the meantime, two policemen had been martyred after vehicles collided in the course of the protest within the Punjab capital, a police spokesperson stated.
Based on the spokesperson, the policemen had been injured after the vehicles collided close to District Courtroom in Lahore. Following the accident, they had been rushed to a hospital, however they succumbed to their wounds.
The martyred policemen had been recognized as Ayub and Khalid, stationed at Gawalmandi and Mayo Backyard police stations, respectively, the spokesperson stated.
Furthermore, a conflict befell between police and staff of the banned outfit close to MAO School, the place 10 personnel, together with the station home officer (SHO), had been injured.
They had been later shifted to a close-by hospital, the spokesperson stated.
Why was Saad Rizvi arrested?
Rizvi was taken into custody shortly after the federal authorities had declared the TLP a proscribed organisation beneath anti-terrorism legal guidelines and launched a broad crackdown in opposition to the get together.
The motion got here after days of violent protests and site visitors disruptions within the largest cities of Pakistan, which noticed the private and non-private property being broken by gangs of hooligans bearing sticks and turning on legislation enforcement officers at will.
Talking on the transfer, Prime Minister Imran Khan had defined that his authorities had taken motion in opposition to the banned TLP as a result of it “challenged the writ of the state and used road violence, attacking the general public and legislation enforcers”.