Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senior Vice President Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday said the party will register cases against police officers involved in the illegal operation and violence during the raid to arrest President Imran Khan in his Zaman Park residence in Lahore.
A day earlier, after the PTI chief left for the Islamabad Judicial Complex to appear before a court, the Punjab Police resumed an operation at his residence, raided it and arrested several party workers.
On Twitter, Fawad said the party has called a meeting with its legal team.
The legal team meeting was called today, as the decision of the Lahore High Court was exploited, the police entered the residence of Imran Khan, they trampled all the rules of the chadar and four walls, they steal, they even lifted the juice box. were taken away, innocent people were subjected to torture that happened in Islamabad. 1/1
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) March 19, 2023
“Today, a meeting of the legal team has been called. The manner in which the police challenged the decision of the Lahore High Court to enter Imran Khan’s residence has violated all the rules of the sanctity of the home [things were] stolen [They] they also took away juice boxes. Innocent people were subjected to torture,” he tweeted.
The party leader wrote that what happened in Islamabad, including all incidents, is a reason for the ongoing constitutional crisis in the country.
“Defying the court order is unforgivable. The high court should watch its verdict. Cases are being registered against all police officers who carried out illegal operations and were involved in violence,” he wrote Fawad on the microblogging site.
A large contingent of police raided the residence of the former prime minister where they removed camps to clear the area and arrested several people allegedly involved in cases of violence on March 14 and 15. Later, Punjab IGP Usman Anwar and caretaker information minister held a joint press conference, revealing that security officials recovered assault rifles, bottles used to make petrol bombs and other items during the attack
The IGP said the raid was carried out after an anti-terrorism court issued search warrants. He said policewomen were also part of the attack.