Imran Khan says FIR should be registered against nominated accused persons
PTI changes schedule of its long march for a third time
LAHORE ( Web News )
Former prime minister and Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Monday said that his party has nominated the accused persons in a gunfire attack, demanding to register the FIR against them. Meanwhile PTI has changed the schedule of its long march for a third time, announcing that the march would resume on Thursday from Wazirabad – exactly from the point Imran Khan brushed with death.
The PTI chief on Sunday last had announced that his party will be returning to the streets to resume its long march on Islamabad, which was disrupted after an attempt on his life, from Tuesday. However, earlier Monday Imran announced that the march dubbed as ‘Haqeeqi Azadi March’ will resume on Wednesday, instead of Tuesday as scheduled earlier. Hours after his announcement, PTI leader Faisal Javed in a tweet announced that the party’s long march will resume on November 10, Thursday at 2:00 PM from Wazirabad.
Imran Khan held a meeting with the party leaders and legal team at Zaman Park on Monday, where a detailed review was done over the delay in filing an FIR of the Wazirabad incident. In the discussion, the orders given by the Supreme Court to the Punjab police for registering the FIR were also discussed.
The plaintiff, Zubair Khan Niazi told the meeting that the lawyers were sitting at the Wazirabad police station, but despite the Supreme Court’s order, no development took place, due to which, the application, in this regard, was submitted online in the police complaint center.
PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi notified that his party’s long march would now be delayed by two days and would resume on Thursday. “The march will resume on Thursday at 2:00 PM instead of tomorrow,” the PTI leader aid. The meeting was attended by Asad Umar, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Umar Sarfaraz Cheema, Yasmeen Rashid, and other party leaders to hold a consultation.
In the discussion, the orders given by the Supreme Court to the Punjab police for registering the FIR were also discussed. The meeting also discussed the spots where Imran Khan would address the public.
Earlier, former information minister Fawad Chaudhry said that his party’s long march would be delayed by one day and would resume on Wednesday. “The march will resume the day after tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2:00 pm instead of tomorrow,” the PTI leader said in a tweet on Monday. The march was halted on November 3 after Imran Khan sustained bullet injuries in what the party termed an assassination attempt.