Ousted Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has been booked by the police together with 150 others pertaining to the ‘Chor-Chor’ sloganeering in opposition to present PM Shehbaz Sharif in Saudi Arabia’s Madina, reported PTI quoting officers.
Among these booked by Pakistan Punjab Police, are some members of Imran Khan’s former cupboard, officers added.
Punjab police on Saturday evening registered an FIR in opposition to Khan, who can also be the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and 150 others, together with former federal ministers Fawad Chaudhry and Sheikh Rasheed, a former adviser to the prime minister Shahbaz Gul , former deputy speaker of the National Assembly Qasim Soori, and Khan’s shut aides in London, Anil Musarrat and Sahibzada Jehangir, officers mentioned.
The FIR has been registered below completely different sections, together with 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts supposed to outrage non secular emotions of any class by insulting its faith or non secular beliefs) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
As per the FIR paperwork, Imran Khan despatched over 100 of his supporters to Saudi to focus on Shehbaz Sharif and his delegation. Khan and different nominated leaders of the PTI had given instructions to celebration staff on this regard, it mentioned.
About Shehbaz Sharif’s hounding in Saudi, video clips circulated on social media confirmed some Pilgrims shouting chor’ (thief) and ‘gaddar’ (traitor) as quickly as Sharif and different members of his delegation arrived on the Prophet’s Mosque in Madina final Thursday.
The Pakistani pilgrims additionally used abusive language in opposition to the delegation members. Madina police declare to have arrested 5 Pakistanis concerned within the sloganeering.
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Khan in a TV interview on Saturday had distanced himself from the pilgrims who hounded and chanted slogans in opposition to Sharif, saying he may “not even imagine of asking anyone to carry out sloganeering at the sacred place.”
There has been widespread condemnation of the incident.