Police arrests MNA Mohsin Dawar and other protesters

By Atta Ur Rehman Khan - Web Editor & Columnist

28th January, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Police arrested  member of national assembly (MNA) Mohsin Dawar many others on Tuesday as they were protesting against the detention of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) leader, Manzoor Pashteen.

According to the details, SHO Ali said that 15 workers of PTM, including Dawar, had been taken to Kohsar police station from outside the National Press Club in Islamabad, where they were demonstrating against the group’s chief Manzoor Pashteen’s arrest.

Sources said that hundreds of the group’s supporters, joined by other rights activities and some politicians, rallied in several cities. Two members of parliament belonging to the PTM were picked up by law enforcement officials at the Islamabad demonstration on Tuesdday.

“Today they came and disrupted our peaceful protest held to demand the release of PTM leader Manzoor Pashteen, and arrested Mohsin Dawar and Ali Wazir along with other activists,” Afrasiab Khattak, a veteran politician and a former member of parliament.

Police arrests Manzoor Pashteen

Earlier on yesterday (January 27), Manzoor Pashteen, Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) chief  arrested from Shaheen Town, Peshawar, Bol News reported on Monday.

As per details, Police also arrested nine other PTM workers identified as Muhammad Salam, Abdul Hameed, Idrees, Bilal, Mohib, Sajjadul Hassan, Aimal, Farooq and Muhammad Salman.

Tahkal police station official Shiraz Khan confirmed the arrest.

The police official said that the PTM chief is currently in Peshawar in police custody but will be shifted to Dera Ismail Khan where an FIR has been registered against him.

Police will present Pashteen before a judicial magistrate for his transitory remand, he added.

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