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Arrests of PTI workers accelerated

PTI workers arrested in Punjab for violence speed up, 178 detained.

According to a Punjab Police spokesperson, a total of 3,368 workers have been arrested in Punjab since PTI activists took to the streets and started violent actions on May 9.

According to him, the police arrests were aimed at arresting those responsible for attacks on critical infrastructure, law enforcement personnel and vehicles, as well as private residences and individual citizens’ vehicles and structures.

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According to him, a total of 3,368 people have been arrested in Punjab since PTI activists took to the streets and started violent actions on May 9.

According to him, PTI-charged mobs attacked Lahore and other areas of Punjab, injuring 162 senior and junior police personnel.

The spokesperson said that they damaged and burnt 22 government and private installations including police stations as well as a total of 94 police vehicles.

Out of the total police vehicles, 22 in Lahore, 21 in Faisalabad and 19 in Rawalpindi were burnt.

He added that legal action is being initiated against the angry mob, which is accused of burning vehicles, private and government properties and torturing people. Attacked government buildings, and committed violent crimes.

During the attacks in Lahore, he claimed that criminals set fire to 22 police vehicles.

He said that a total of 34 FIRs have been registered in various police stations against criminals belonging to PTI.

Of these, sixteen were reported from Cantt Division, ten from Model Town, seven from Civil Lines and one from Sadar Division.

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