More than 2,000 protesters arrested throughout three days of violence: Interior Ministry

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The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday launched an in depth report associated to the arrests police constructed from throughout the nation following the three-day protest staged by a non secular social gathering.

It ought to be recalled that the countrywide protests had turned violent, resulting in the demise of three individuals, together with two police personnel, whereas greater than 100 policemen had been left injured. 

As per the report, greater than 2,135 individuals have been arrested in connection to the violent protests and instances have been registered below the nation’s anti-terrorism legal guidelines for creating chaos, clashing with the police, vandalising private and non-private property, and resorting to violence. 

According to the report, the vast majority of the protesters (1,669) had been arrested from Punjab, 228, from Sindh, 193 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and 45 from the federal capital of Islamabad.

The protests had lasted three days throughout which roads had been blocked by protesters, resulting in large site visitors jams. Many hospitals in Lahore, particularly these treating coronavirus sufferers, needed to face troubles as a result of scarcity of oxygen. Due to blocked roads, oxygen cylinders couldn’t reach the hospitals in a well timed style, inflicting a essential scenario.

Meanwhile, individuals in main cities of the nation needed to stay stranded on the roads as a consequence of site visitors jams which lasted 4 to 5 hours.  

During the protests, a policeman was crushed with sticks to his demise, whereas protesters pelted stones at safety personnel, inflicting severe accidents.

Meanwhile, the federal government has determined to ban Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) below the anti-terrorism regulation.