Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has on Tuesday said that the PDM protesters came to the Red Zone because PM Imran Khan allowed them to do so.
Addressing the press conference in Islamabad, Sheikh Rasheed said we provided free hand to the PDM leaders but still they failed.
It was already made clear that whoever speaks against the Army, will not be forgiven, added Rasheed.
He further added that after today’s show we warmly welcome PDM’s long march, adding that it will be the last card.
Pointing at the less protesters outside ECP, the interior minister said that you [PDM leaders] deserved what people did to you today.
Earlier in a day, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said that he will serve Kashmiri tea if a large number of people would attend the long march.
He also informed that a strict security measures have been taken on occasion of the opposition protest adding that as many as 1500 personnel are monitoring the protest.
The Minister said that a large number of people not attended the opposition protest as we were estimating. He said that the PDM can take permission from us for a long march and instead of waiting for April they should start Long march from here now.
Also, Rasheed called on Prime Minister Imran Khan to apprise him the security arrangements in Islamabad ahead of PDM’s protest. The PM directed Rasheed not to stop peaceful protesters from coming to Islamabad.
Meanwhile, the interior minister had decided to personally monitor the situation concerning PDM’S protest outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
Rasheed along with Secretary interior Yousuf Naseem Khokhar visited the control room and reviewed the facilities.