RAIWIND: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother, Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif, held a meeting today (Sunday) to chalk out plan of action to deal with anti-government campaigns of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, SAMAA reported.
According to sources, the two leaders of ruling PML-N have decided to handle the protests through ‘administrative steps’.
The PM has reportedly directed action against Dr. Qadri and his son for inciting activists to torture policemen and clash with the law-enforcers. Four cases have so far been registered against him.
Earlier today, authorities booked Qadri and his workers in a case of a policeman’s murder who died yesterday.
According to reports, the police constable, Muhammad Ashraf, died Saturday after being attacked by PAT workers in Lahore’s Model Town. He was admitted to General Hospital but could not survive His funeral prayers were offered today. - SAMAA