Police arrest PSP’s Chief, top cadre as activists tried to invade ‘Red Zone’


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KARACHI: Sindh Police arrested Pak Sar Zameen Party (PSP) chief Mustafa Kamal along with party’s top cadre from Shahrah e Faisal on Sunday, Aaj News reoprted.

According to reports, heavy deployment of police resorted to baton charge and shelling to disperse hundreds of PSP activists on Shahrah e Faisal who were trying to reach the ‘Red Zone’.

PSP’s top cadre on Saturday stated that they expected “one million” people to march towards the “chief minister house” for their rights.

They situation turned messy when negotiations between PSP and the ruling PPP ended without the parties reaching any consensus.

Interior Minister condemns ‘unjust’ arrest of PSP leaders

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has strongly condemned the shelling on a peaceful rally of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) in Karachi.

He has also condemned the arrest of PSP leader Mustafa Kamal and other senior party leaders.

The Minister said law and constitution of Pakistan gives full freedom for peaceful political protest for the resolution of problems, adding that,  Sindh government is ignoring the issues of Karachi and torture against those demanding their rights is highly unacceptable.