ISLAMABAD – Salar Kakar, a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) social media activist was arrested by the FIA from Quetta under Cyber Crime Law on Wednesday.
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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan accused the federal government of abusing the Cyber Crime Law to victimize his party’s social media activists.
In a message on micro-blogging website Twitter, Khan said that the Cyber Crime Law was being used to threaten and arrest his party’s social media activists.
Govt abusing Cyber Crime Law to politically victimise PTI social media activists by threatening/arresting them. Unacceptable in a democracy
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) May 17, 2017
He condemned the government’s action as unacceptable in a democracy.
“Was with Salar Khan in FIA office and witnessed all the procedure of him being taken in custody. He’s being taken to Islamabad. Proud of our boy!,” Qasim Khan Suri, a former PTI President in Balochistan, tweeted.
“You cannot suppress our voices. We will not be silenced. We love our country too much to b silenced,” he added.