A case was registered against Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leaders and others during preparations for a meeting of the Democratic Movement (PDM) in Multan and Musa Gilani, son of former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, was arrested.
Gilani House spokesman Zaigham Gilani said that Ali Musa Gilani had reached Chehlyak police station to protest and police arrested him.
A protest rally was held by the PPP against the arrest of 4 workers in which Musa Gilani was also present.
Ali Musa Gilani and other protesters were present outside the Chehlyak police station, demanding the immediate release of the arrested workers, after which the police also arrested him.
PPP workers outside the Chehlyak police station in Multan continued to protest and demanded the release of Ali Musa Gilani from the police.
Workers burned tires, blocked the road in front of the police station and chanted slogans against the administration.
Earlier, a case was registered against former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s sons Abdul Qadir Gilani, Ali Musa Gilani and other leaders including Haider Gilani, a member of the provincial assembly, at Chehlyak police station.
Police have registered a case against political leaders for holding rallies and violating Corona SOPs.
Police also registered another case against the sons of former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and PML-N leaders at Lohari Gate Multan police station.
Former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s sons Abdul Qadir Gilani, Javed Siddiqui, Sheikh Tariq Rasheed and Abdul Waheed Arain were among 30 people involved in breaking the lock of the stadium at Multan Stadium Qila Kahna Qasim Bagh, the charges were filed and a case was registered, Police said
Police had said that raids were being carried out by forming teams to arrest the accused.
It may be recalled that the PDM, an alliance of opposition parties, had demonstrated its political strength in Peshawar on November 22 despite the growing wave of coronavirus in the country and the refusal of the administration.
After that, the opposition alliance has announced to hold rallies in Larkana on November 26 and in Multan on November 30.
The rally in Peshawar on November 22 was the fourth political power show of the anti-government PDM. Earlier, the opposition alliance had formally started its rallies from Gujranwala on October 16, followed by a rally in Karachi on October 18. On October 25, the PDM had shown political strength in Quetta.
On the arrest of the workers, Musa Gilani wrote on Twitter that he was going to the police station to show solidarity with the detained workers.
I’m going to PS chehlyak to show solidarity with our arrested workers.
— Syed Ali Musa Gillani (@SyedMusaGillani) November 25, 2020