Pakistan

KARACHI – On Monday Police released Pak Sarzameen Party leaders Syed Mustafa Kamal, Raza Haroon and Dr. Sagheer who were arrested for trying to enter Karachi’s red zone during protest.


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After his release, PSP Chairman Mustafa Kamal condemned the move of provincial government to disperse the party workers who were raising voice for their rights.

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.

PSP Chairman Kamal said that the party workers had not entered Red Zone. At the time of his arrest, Kamal said that police is taking him into custody for demanding water for the children of Karachi.

The other two leaders 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.