Punjab govt registers case against Marriyum, Javed Latif for inciting violence

In a tit-for-tat move, the Punjab government on Monday registered a terrorism case against two PML-N federal ministers and PTV officials for allegedly inciting violence and religious hatred against PTI Chairman Imran Khan.

The terrorism case has been filed against Federal Minister Mian Javed Latif, Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb, Pakistan Television (PTV) Managing Director Sohail Khan and Controller Program Rashid Baig at the Green Town police station in Lahore. 

Punjab Home Minister Hashim Dogar shared on Twitter the FIR filed against the PML-N leaders. He said incitement of sectarian hatred and violence against any citizen, including [PTI Chairman] Imran Khan will not be allowed.

The case was registered at a request of a PTI activist named Irshad-ur-Rehman.

The complainant accused the PML-N ministers of using the government’s resources for their evil designs and political purposes. He maintained the PML-N leader “committed the crime” with the alleged support of the PTV’s officials and sought action against them.

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