Khan: Pakistan political unrest continues: Imran Khan’s aide Asad Umar arrested from court premises – Times of India

Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Youth A day after the country’s former prime minister was arrested from the Islamabad High Court (IHC) premises Imran Khan Was arrested, reported Geo News.
The PTI General Secretary was today apparently arrested by the Anti-Terrorism Squad of the Islamabad Police.
Omar was taken into custody while waiting outside the office of the IHC Bar Association, where he was preparing a petition for submission to the IHC. He requested a meeting with PTI President Imran khan Through a petition, according to Geo News.
PTI lawyers attempted to dissuade the police from apprehending the force, but Umar was taken away despite their best efforts.
Earlier today, Imran Khan’s party called for a nationwide protest against his arrest.
Khan was arrested outside the Islamabad High Court by Rangers on a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) warrant in the Al-Qadir Trust case.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) launched a probe against Imran Khan, Bushra Bibi and others for allegedly acquiring hundreds of kanals of land in the name of the Al Qadir University Trust, allegedly causing a loss of 190 million pounds to the National happened. Treasury.
Geo News reported that PTI workers also protested in cities of Pakistan including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Multan, Peshawar and Mardan. Protesters clash with police near a nursery in Karachi. They pelted stones at police vehicles and also tore down street lights.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior vice-chairman Fawad Chaudhry said the party would approach the Supreme Court on Wednesday morning to challenge the Islamabad High Court’s upholding of arrest of party president Imran Khan.
After the arrest of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad, on Tuesday (local time), protesters outside the residence of Pakistan’s ambassador in Washington are expressing anger over the arrest of former Pakistan PM Imran Khan.
Protests were seen in cities including Washington, New York and Chicago. On Tuesday evening, Imran Khan’s supporters gathered outside the Pakistan High Commission in London to protest against his arrest.
The US, Canada and the UK issued travel advisories for their citizens and diplomatic staff as protests broke out across Pakistan with people calling for Khan’s release.