Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan on Tuesday said a case would be filed against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan for inciting vandalism at the Islamabad Court Complex, adding that the law would take its course in the case. Ah, news reported.
Addressing a reporter in Islamabad, the interior minister said action would be taken against those involved in damaging government property.
“Cases are being registered against PTI workers for attacking government property and Imran Khan will have to answer for it,” he said.
Meanwhile, the capital city police said that “action will be taken against those who led the protesters to the Court Complex.
“Proceedings are being conducted against those who entered the court complex. “Measures will be taken against those who damage state property,” said the police post on Twitter.
“Identification of the suspects is done through CCTV cameras,” the statement said.
Earlier, Information and Broadcasting Minister Marium Aurangzeb said abuse and threats against judges, attack on courts and vandalism in Court Complex by PTI activists is the manifestation that “foreign funded Toshakhana thief” Imran Khan cannot face the courts to answer the allegations.
In a tweet, she said that a person is attacking the Constitution and judicial system of the country but no action is being taken against him.
Also, Federal Climate Change Minister Senator Sherry Rehman said the PTI’s demonstration and vandalism at the court complex was alarming and amounted to contempt of court.
In a series of tweets, the federal minister expressed her reaction to the appearance of PTI chief Imran Khan before the Court in various cases.
Senator Sherry Rehman called PTI chief Imran Khan staged a drama earlier in Lahore and today in Islamabad High Court premises.
“Imran Khan appears in a procession to influence the court and avoid arrest,” she added.
She said the court should take note of these systematic demonstrations and attack. “The court should not wait for a proven thief to appear every time, she added.
Earlier in the day, Imran arrived at the Islamabad Judicial Complex along with party leaders to appear before the courts in four different cases relating to embezzlement, terrorism, Toshahana and attempted murder.
The Islamabad District and Sessions Court has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against former prime minister and PTI chairman Imran Khan in the Toshahana case.
However, he was earlier granted bail in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) prohibited funding and protest cases.