home internet connection disconnected
“You are our last hope,” Khan said, referring to the top judiciary. There are reports that internet connection at Khan’s residence in Zaman Park has been disconnected. He said, “Judges of the Supreme Court, the country is looking towards you and your unity is very important for the people. It is now up to you to save this country and stand up for it as Pakistan is becoming a ‘Banana Republic’. Khan also offered talks and said he would set up a committee to hold talks with those in power. ready to do.
Many leaders left the party
Violent protests broke out after Khan was arrested by Pakistan Rangers on May 9. His party workers vandalized a dozen military installations, including the Lahore Corps Commander’s House, the Mianwali airbase and the ISI building in Faisalabad. The army headquarters in Rawalpindi was also attacked by the mob. Police put the death toll in the violent clashes at 10. Fearing retribution, several leaders including former Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari and former Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry have quit PTI.
More than 10 thousand workers in jail
Khan said Mazari’s departure from politics was a loss not only to his party, but to the entire country and its democracy. Khan said, “Currently more than 10,000 of our workers are in jail. They are being treated as if they are foreign enemies, but still prisoners of war have rights.” Khan said, “I have told my people to hide. I am telling my workers and office-bearers that there is no need for you to come out. Don’t stay in your homes, hide.”
The party will not end with violence
Khan said that this atrocity will not destroy his party, but will increase its popularity further. His comments came hours after Defense Minister Khawaja Asif said that the government was considering banning PTI due to attacks on military installations by Khan’s supporters. Asif told the media, “The decision (to ban PTI) has not been taken yet, but it is definitely being reviewed.”