IHC stops govt from harassing PTI leaders, workers

IHC stops govt from harassing PTI leaders, workers

Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday stopped the government from harassing PTI leaders and workers.

Hearing a petition filed by the PTI against the ongoing countrywide crackdown and detentions of its workers ahead of its Azadi March, IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah remarked, “Even in a law and order situation, the rules laid down by the SC should be followed.”

According to the PTI leaders, hundreds of its workers were detained across the country.

Meanwhile, a constable was killed during police raid at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) worker in Model, Lahore.

As per details, police raided a house in Model Town C-Block on Monday night to arrest a local (PTI leader. During the raid, Constable Kamal Ahmad was shot dead when a bullet fired from a rooftop hit him.

DIG Operations said that police conducted a raid at the residence of a PTI worker named Sajid, during which the police party came under fire from the roof of the house.