KARACHI: Police took into custody Pak Sarzameen Party leaders Mustafa Kamal, Raza Haroon and Dr Sagheer, while shelling tear gas at protesters to stop them from reaching the Chief Minister House on Sunday.
They were shifted in a prison van after being taken into custody by the police authorities. PSP leader Anis Advocate has also been taken into custody.
Police also arrested more than 10 party workers. Anees Qaimkhani was hit by water canon, although party workers, later on, surrounded him to save him from any harm.
Police also used water cannon to disperse the crowd gathered near Aisha Bawany College.
Earlier, the talks between Pak Sarzameen Party and Pakistan Peoples`Party failed to reach a breakthrough.
The PSP representatives have now informed that the party would only re-enter into negotiations only when the authorities let its protestors gather outside the Chief Minister House. The four-member PPP delegation; included Murtaza Wahab, Rashid Rabbani and Waqar Mehdi and was led by Sindh Health Minister Dr Sikandar Ali Mandhro.
The negotiations were held near Aisha Bawani School.