PTI disobeyed court orders by marching towards D-Chowk

Minister for Interior Rana Sanaullah on Wednesday said that the Federal government had clearly informed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) about the Supreme Court orders allowing the party to hold its Azadi March protest in the H-9 and G-9 area of Islamabad.

However, PTI Chairman Imran Khan on May 25 disobeyed the court orders and asked PTI workers to march towards D-Chowk, he said while talking to a private news channel.

He said the prime target of PTI chairman was to gather people at D-chowk to create chaos in Red Zone.

Minister said the top court had ordered the government to allow the PTI to hold rally between H-9 and G-9 areas of Islamabad but Imran Khan did not follow orders.

The government then used tear gas to stop the mob from entering D-chowk, he said, adding that the police force pushed back the armed mob.

Imran Khan had been urging PTI workers for more than a month to become violent during the so-called azadi march, he said.

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