PTI protests disappearance of social media activists
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf lawmakers and supporters staged a protest near the PIDC Intersection against enforced disappearances and illegal detention of the party’s social media activists.
The protestors blocked roads leading to Karachi Port, Cantt Railways Station, City Railways Station, The CM House and the Governor House. PTI Parliamentary Leader in Sindh Assembly Khurram Sher Zaman, PTI Karachi President Aftab Siddiqi, and dozens of party activists came on the major traffic intersection and chanted slogans against Sindh government.
Due to the protest road going towards the Chief Minister House remained closed with containers and more contingent of police was also called in for controlling the situation. The leaders and activists of PTI said that social media activists of PTI were being picked up from their homes for the last one week but police are denying their arrest.
Leader of PPP and provincial Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla talked with the PTI protestors and assured them of investigation of the issue and safe recovery of PTI social media workers. After the assurance of provincial minister, PTI finished its protest and road was open for traffic.
Source: The Express Tribune