India Concerned About Security Of Diplomats In Pakistan, Tighten Vigil Around Border Amid Unres

Because the state of affairs deteriorates in Pakistan following the arrest of former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf chief Imran Khan within the Al Qadir Belief graft costs, India expressed its concern over the safety of the Indian diplomatic mission and diplomats in Islamabad. Because the information of his arrest unfold, protests broke out in numerous locations in Pakistan. The enraged protestors stormed the home of the military corps commander in Lahore and set fireplace to it. In addition they barged into the Military headquarters in Rawalpindi. 

Indian defence forces have been additionally retaining an in depth vigil alongside the Line of Management and Worldwide Border whereas following developments within the neighbouring nation because the unrest grew over the day.

“Indian defence forces are on a vigil and are retaining an in depth watch on the state of affairs in Pakistan, in view of the developments there. Sturdy vigil being maintained by the forces alongside the Line of Management and the worldwide border,” reported ANI quoting a supply as saying.  

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The 70-year-old cricketer-turned-politician was arrested from Islamabad Excessive Court docket premises immediately within the Al Qadir Belief graft case the place he and his spouse Bushra Bibi have been alleged that they obtained billions of rupees from an actual property agency for legalising Rs 50 billion.

Incidents of stone pelting on the residence of Inside Minister Rana Sanaullah in Faisalabad metropolis. Protests additionally passed off in Multan, Jhang, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Kasur, Khanewal, Vehari, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, and Gujrat cities. Supporters of the occasion additionally took to the streets in London staging protests outdoors the Pakistan Excessive Fee. 

Amid experiences of arson and stone pelting, cell broadband companies have been suspended throughout the nation and prohibitory orders have been imposed in Islamabad and Punjab. Entry to social media websites Fb, Twitter, and YouTube was additionally restricted whereas the occasion gave requires nationwide protests.

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The police resorted to using tear fuel and water cannons to disperse the demonstrators.

Earlier within the day, dramatic scenes prevailed outdoors the Islamabad Excessive Court docket as Imran Khan was arrested by an enormous contingent of paramilitary Rangers. 

In a video message earlier than his listening to, the previous Pakistani premier hinted in the direction of his arrest in an “illegitimate case”. “By the point you hear my phrases, I’d be arrested in an illegitimate case,” Khan stated within the video. 

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