Imran Khan accuses ‘agency men’ of causing chaos on May 9

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan on Monday accused ‘agency men’ of arson and shooting in some areas during the violent May 9 protests and said it was up to his party to justify the current repression of the Shehbaz Sharif government.
“We have enough evidence to present to any independent inquiry that the arson and, in some places, the shootings were committed by agency men who wanted to cause chaos and blame it on the PTI so that the current crackdown is justified,” Khan said in a video. posted on his Twitter account.
In a video statement, Khan said government buildings and the Lahore Corps Commander’s house were ransacked as part of the “organized conspiracy”.
He said disbelievers had infiltrated PTI protesters and incited its workers, video evidence which he said was available from the party.
“I want an independent investigation [into the vandalism]..”, he said, adding that it was all done as part of the “London plan” to outlaw his party and put all leaders behind bars.
Earlier in another tweet, he also shared videos stating that PTI Punjab chapter president Dr Yasmin Rashid and her sisters were “clearly telling protesters do no harm. Jinnah House“.
“Obviously this was all being handled by those who wanted to use this as a pretext to continue the crackdown on PTI, imprison our workers and senior leaders with me so that the assurances given to NS [Nawaz Sharif] in the London plan could be honoured,” he claimed.
The protests were sparked after his arrest in the Al-Qadir Trust case.
His statement comes shortly after senior military officials pledged to try the protesters and their accomplices under relevant laws, including the Pakistani Army Act and the Official Secrets Act, after the PTI workers and supporters stormed military installations on May 9, which the military dubbed “black day“.
The decision came during a conference of Special Corps Commanders (CCC) held at the headquarters with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Asim Munir, under the chairmanship, according to a press release from Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Geo News reported. .
After Khan’s arrest, PTI workers stormed military installations and ransacked the Lahore Corps Commander’s House, originally known as Jinnah House, among other public properties.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GreenLeaf Tw2sl