Islamabad police have registered separate cases against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, 28 party leaders, and numerous activists for hooliganism at the Federal Judicial Complex.
According to one of the cases filed at Ramna police station on a complaint lodged by Station House Officer (SHO) Rasheed Ahmed, a mob led by PTI Chairman Imran Khan stormed the Judicial Complex in G-11/1 and raised offensive slogans. The charged mob, comprising PTI leaders and activists, was equipped with batons, stones, weapons, and party flags when it reached the main gate of the Federal Judicial Complex and tried to enter it forcefully, the FIR said.
As per the FIR, the charged mob damaged the CCTV cameras installed there, official property, and furniture.
PTI leaders Raja Khurram Nawaz, Murad Saeed, Ali Nawaz, Jamshaid Mughal, Hassan Niazi, Ahmad Khan Niazi, Abdul Qudoos Khan Swati, Amir Kiani, Farrukh Habib, Dr Shahzad Wasim, Raja Basharat, Tahir Sadiq, Wasiq Qayyum, Shibli Faraz, Mian Aslam, Colonel (retired) Asim, Chaudhry Mudasir Riaz, Omer Sultan, Ghulam Sarwar, and Hammad Azhar were nominated along with 250 activists.
Ramna police registered another case against PTI leaders and activists for vandalizing the Islamabad High Court (IHC) building.
Police said that they have arrested 29 people, most of whom were officials of the KP police who were performing security duties with former lawmakers as their private guards.
On the other hand, the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Islamabad on Wednesday granted pre-arrest interim bail to PTI leaders Senator Shahzad Waseem and Raja Khurram Nawaz in a case related to vandalism in the Federal Judicial Complex.
ATC Judge Raja Jawad Abbas Hassan granted them pre-arrest interim bail against Rs100,000 surety bonds each. They had sought pre-arrest bail in the case registered with Ramna police. Further hearing in this matter has been adjourned till March 13.