Imran Khan Arrested: Military rule imposed after civil war in Pakistan, army units deployed in Punjab province

Imran Khan Arrested

Imran Khan Arrested: The situation has worsened after the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan in Pakistan. In a way, the situation has become like a civil war. In such a situation, army units have been deployed in Punjab province to maintain law and order.

Punjab province is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of population. It has 36 districts. The Government of Pakistan has imposed military rule under Article 245 of the Constitution and Section 4(3)(ii) of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997. Now the Pakistan Army will try its own way to control the prevailing tension and deteriorating situation in Punjab province.

Violence erupted after the arrest

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan was arrested from the Islamabad High Court premises on Tuesday afternoon in connection with the Al-Qadir Trust case. After this, the Punjab and Balochistan governments implemented Section 144 in their respective provinces on Tuesday. Internet has been shut down. Angry protesters stormed government buildings and blocked roads in response to Imran Khan’s detention.

NAB court hearing continues

While his case against the Al-Qadir University Trust is being heard by a special accountability court. Khan is being represented by a group of lawyers, including Khwaja Haris, Barrister Ali Gohar and Advocate Ali Bukhari.

Section 144 is also applicable in Islamabad

In the meeting of the Provincial Intelligence Committee chaired by the Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department, important decisions were taken to deal with the law and order situation in the entire province. The Islamabad administration has also imposed Section 144 in the capital region.

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