GB police to be ‘removed’ from Zaman Park after top cop sacked
- Sources say that the newly appointed IG ordered to recall the police from Zaman Park.
- Minister GB Police removed PTI chief on charges of providing security.
- ‘Imran Khan is using women and children as human shields.’
ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Wednesday ordered the removal of the Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) police from the Zaman Park residence of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, sources said. GP) after Muhammad Saeed Wazir was sacked. From the top post.
The minister was removed as IGP after allegations surfaced that the GB police instead of facilitating Khan’s arrest, provided protection to the PTI chief when the law enforcement agency tried to prosecute him in the Tosha Khana case. According to the orders, they came to arrest him.
A notification issued by the Establishment Division confirmed the dismissal of the minister and directed the former IG to report to the division.
Another notification from the division said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) grade 20 police officer Ali Khattak has been posted in place of the minister.
Confrontation at Zaman Park
According to the sources, the government issued the notice of appointment of the new IGGB to immediately recall the police force deployed in Zaman Park.
He said that the federal government dismissed the minister for not recalling the force.
Sources also confirmed that the newly appointed IG has been instructed to recall the police from Zaman Park.
On Tuesday, the Punjab Police officials came face to face with the GB Police during an operation to arrest him. Imran Khan.
A heavy contingent of police surrounded the house of the former prime minister. Zaman Park Residence for arrest in Toshakana case.
The police party that managed to reach the gate of Khan’s Lahore residence amid a scuffle between PTI workers and law enforcement agencies. Faced with armed GB police The former prime minister, who was appointed to provide security, was removed from power after a no-confidence motion in the National Assembly in April last year.
Punjab Police had to abandon the plan and leave PTI chief’s house after guns were spotted by GB police.
‘Coward and criminal’
Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb in a press conference today accused Imran Khan of creating ‘chaos’ in the country and using women and children as ‘human shields’ to avoid arrest.
He alleged that the GB Force was “being used to injure unarmed personnel of the Punjab Police Force.”
He called the PTI chief a ‘coward’ and a ‘criminal’ while advancing the arrest warrant issued against him.