PPP workers, involved in attacking police, to face investigation: Fawad

11:37 AM | 21 Mar, 2019
PPP workers, involved in attacking police, to face investigation: Fawad
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ISLAMABAD - Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says the workers of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), who were found involved in attacking police, will have to face investigation, the Radio Pakistan reported.

Talking to a private news channel, he said former President Asif Ali Zardari and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto were summoned by National Accountability Bureau for their involvement in corruption cases.

He said four police personnel and two cameramen had received injuries outside the NAB office, however, the law enforcing agencies showed maximum restraint against the protesting PPP workers.

Fawad Chaudhry said the PPP leaders will have to face the questionnaire or NAB trial due to their cases.

According to media reports, Islamabad Police have filed case at Secretariat police station against more than 50 workers of PPP after clashes at NADRA Chowk.

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The PPP workers have been alleged of stone pelting on police and involvement in national affairs. However, the police are still hesitant in nominating PPP senators.

On the other hand, it has been decided to release party workers detained at Kohsar and Aabpara police stations.

Yesterday, Islamabad’s Nadra Chowk had turned into a battlefield as Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his father, former president Asif Ali Zardari appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the money laundering case.

A large number of PPP workers had gathered outside the NAB headquarters on the arrival of PPP leadership at NAB headquarters. They raised slogans in favour of their party leadership and removed the blockades while trying to move towards NAB office.

The PPP workers and police exchanged harsh words and police baton-charged the PPP workers after they were trying to enter the NAB office, arresting dozens of them.