PTI lawmaker from Karachi ‘picked up’ ahead of Imran’s rally in Lahore
KARACHI: A Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker was once reportedly “picked up” from his Karachi place of dwelling by means of unidentified plainclothesmen, consistent with the opposition birthday celebration’s provincial spokesperson.
Arsalan Taj Hussain, the birthday celebration’s lawmaker from PS-102 (Karachi East-IV), and the overall secretary in town, was once seized an afternoon after he criticised Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari and Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon all through a press convention.
Additionally, Hussain alleged that the PPP’s best friend, the Jamaat-i-Islami, was once the “PPP’s B team.”
The PTI spokesperson claimed the police raided Hussain’s space and ransacked it, whilst the lawmaker’s mom accused the police of taking her son with no warrant and alleged that 20 to twenty-five folks had come to arrest him.
The birthday celebration, on Twitter, has shared a video of the parliamentarian being kidnapped. “PPP has repeatedly showed their true colours, will the media now speak up!?” it tweeted.
Bilawal and Zardari must be ashamed of themselves for this gross act of fascism in opposition to sitting MPA @ArsalanGhumman ! PPP has time and again confirmed their true colors, will the media now discuss up!? %.twitter.com/TGADe8RCiL
— PTI (@PTIofficial) March 12, 2023
Responding to the advance, Fawad Chaudhry, senior vp of the birthday celebration, demanded Hussain’s “immediate release”.
PTI Karachi General Secretary and MPA Arsalan Taj Ghuman. has been kidnapped by means of government PTI strongly condemn this abduction and insist unencumber of Arsalan right away
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) March 12, 2023
The police, however, mentioned they’ve won a grievance about Hussain’s disappearance and are investigating.
Meanwhile, the PTI has criticised the arrest of its birthday celebration member, and raids had been additionally performed on the flats of its provincial lawmakers Khurram Sherzaman and Raja Azhar.
The two weren’t apprehended as they weren’t at house, however Azhar’s circle of relatives was once reportedly pressured.
The PTI is recently gearing up for a rally led by means of former top minister Imran Khan in Lahore, and Hussain’s arrest has added to the political tensions in the rustic.