Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday said that the Federal government considering to impose ban on Imran Khan’s Party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
He, however, said that the matter will be referred to the Parliament for approval in the government finally decides to ban the former ruling party.
Pakistan’s defence minister said, ” What happened on 9th May was not spontaneous, but it was planned”.
“It was the final ploy of Imran Khan against the armed forces,” he said. “Those attacked the Corps Commander’s House and the GHQ had abominable designs,” he claimed.
“Imposing ban over the PTI has been under consideration. It will be a joint decision,” he said. “If this decision taken the matter will be brought to the parliament,” federal minister said.
Defence Minister said that several incidents took place in the past, but no party attacked state especially military installations. They committed several crimes, the ISI office was attacked, four people died in firing in Gujranwala, he said.
“What took place on 9th May, was happened under a planning,” he said. “Irreverence to the memorial of martyred Captain Karnal Sher Khan was a sacrilege, it could be committed by India but not Pakistan,” defence minister said. “It was the final ploy of Imran Khan against the armed forces,” he said.
The Defence minister said that May 9 will be observed to honour the martyrs as the entire world respects their martyrs.
9th May Violence
On 9th May, Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan arrested by NAB and taken into custody by Rangers from the premises of Islamabad High Court (IHC) in the Al-Qadir Trust Case.
After PTI Chief arrest Violent clashes broke out across Pakistan. The protests were held in remote and major cities in result Army installations and Corps Commander’s house in Lahore came under attack during a protest of PTI workers.
Following the attack on Institutions especially at Jinnah House, authorities have registered cases against senior PTI leaders and launches crack down against the rioters.
It was also reported that Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations Ali Nasir Rizvi sustained severe injuries while clearing.