Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday asked the Supreme Court to take suo motu notice of abduction of his party’s supporters by police in Punjab.
Talking to reporters outside his Bani Gala residence, Khan said in a crackdown yesterday, police picked up PTI activists and questioned under what law they were arrested. He said this is kidnapping and abduction.
He said it is the responsibility of the court to question under what law these arrests are being made.He said the arrest is not trial of PTI but of judiciary and democracy. He asked the workers to be ready for confronting the challenge.
The PTI Chairman said Pervaiz Khattak, Chief Minister of KPK will reach Banigala today after removing barricades by police because if is their right to reach and meet their chairman. He warned, if they were attacked from the hills, the PTI will be reach for that to retaliate.
Responding to a question about 2018 elections, Imran Khan said that is far away and more will happen before that. Imran Khan said democracy has been exposed and remarked that if this is democracy, Musharraf’s dictatorship was much better than present democracy. He said that those who nurtured during dictatorship have no understanding of democracy.