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Police arrest PTI leaders Ijaz Chaudhry, Mehmood ur Rasheed


With the clock ticking on PTI’s ‘Azadi March’, the police on Tuesday arrested PTI’s Senator Ejaz Chaudhry, Punjab senior leader Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed and other party workers.

The police continued to raid the houses of the PTI leaders and workers as the government has decided to stop PTI’s ‘Azadi March’ set to begin today (May 25).
Despite the government ban, ex-prime minister and PTI chairman Imran Khan and other party leaders have vowed to reach Islamabad for the sit-in till the announcement of new elections.
A day earlier, Punjab Police raided the houses of several PTI leaders, including former energy minister Hammad Azhar, Usman Dar, and Babar Awan, while a police constable was also shot dead during a raid in Lahore.
On Tuesday, police arrested senior PTI leader Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed in a late-night raid under section 16 of the Maintenance of the Public Order (MPO).
Earlier, police also raided former education minister Shafqat Mehmood’s residence, however, he was not present at home.

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