ISLAMABAD: In a late night development, security forces reached and cordoned the residence of Imran Khan in Bani Gala, ARY News reported.
More than 60 officers of the Frontier Constabulary reached the barrier leading to the residence of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, and it is expected that he will either be placed under house-arrest or will be taken into custody.
PTI leader Ejaz Chaudhry while speaking to ARY News said that the FC was called from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to maintain law and order in the federal capital but is being used for quell peaceful protests.
He said that the Nawaz Shairif is bringing the funeral of democracy through his actions on Thursday which includes the raid at a youth convention in Islamabad and the Lal Haveli in Rawalpindi.
PTI Vice-Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi confirmed on Twitter said that he as with the PTI chairman at Bani Gala, and the house had been surrounded by FC.
“We’re not with any weapons, we have the same plans for tomorrow, and we didn’t receive any notice. No one is being allowed to come in or go out of the house. We’re getting reports from all around Pakistan, all the PTI workers are going to protest across Pakistan,” he said.
He said the world would see the face of dictatorship hidden behind the fake democracy the next day. The PTI leader said they would not resist in case of arrest if the law enforcers had warrants for them.
“I don’t have any information regarding the withdrawal of the FC men. A huge number of workers has now gathered outside as well.