Say police picket set on fire; Imran says Lahore raid part of the “London plan”; Sanaullah says ‘no-go area’ outside Zaman Park house cleared.
As PTI Chairman Imran Khan and his motorcade reached outside the Islamabad Judicial Complex on Saturday, where he was to be indicted in the Toshakhana case, the capital police alleged that party workers began to pelt stones at them.
According to DawnNewsTV, a large number of party workers, who were accompanying the former prime minister, are attempting to escort him onto court premises, but due to security arrangements, they were not being allowed to.
The PTI leader is scheduled to appear before the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Zafar Iqbal to attend proceedings on a complaint filed by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for allegedly concealing details of gifts in his assets declarations.
Imran, who left his Lahore home a little after 8am and had warned in a video message that he was expecting an attempt to arrest him, had yet to reach the court, though the Islamabad Police tweeted that Imran’s convoy was right in front of the Judicial Complex.
“Political workers are requested to clear the way so that Imran Khan can reach the court,” the police said on Twitter.
مظاہرین کی جانب سے جوڈیشل کمپلیکس پر شیلنگ کی جا رہی ہے۔
پولیس کی چوکی کو آگ لگا دی ہے ۔
— Islamabad Police (@ICT_Police) March 18, 2023