PTI leaders and activists were able to prevent the police from arresting party chairman Imran Khan after clashing with the police since Tuesday. Intermittent clashes broke out between police and PTI activists at Lahore’s Zaman Park. The activists surrounded the house.
On Wednesday, the Lahore High Court ordered the police to suspend the operation till 10 am tomorrow, Thursday. The police moved away from there. PTI activists cheered the withdrawal of the police. News: Dawn Online’s.
When PTI leader Fawad Chowdhury appealed to the Lahore High Court to stop the ‘repression’ at Zaman Park, Justice Tariq Salim Sheikh ordered the adjournment of the operation till 10 am tomorrow. Earlier, Lahore High Court Justice Tariq Salim Sheikh asked Inspector General of Punjab, Chief Secretary and Chief of Operations of Islamabad Police to appear before the court by 3 pm.
According to the news of Geo TV Online, the court has decided to suspend the police operation due to the ongoing game of Pakistan Super League (PSL).
The Islamabad police operation which started on Tuesday to arrest former Prime Minister and PTI Chairman Imran Khan was intensified on Wednesday morning. Islamabad police went to Lahore to arrest Imran with arrest warrant in Toshakhana case. Earlier, Imran Khan managed to avoid arrest several times in warrant cases.
The Islamabad police faced huge hurdles in going to Lahore. PTI workers pelted stones at the police, who fired tear gas to disperse them. On Wednesday, following the orders of the Lahore High Court, the police moved from Zaman Park to Mall Road.