December 1, 2021

860 workers of banned outfit released in Punjab: Govt- TLP deal

860 workers of banned outfit released in Punjab: Agreement with TLP

ISLAMABAD Nov 2,2021

 Major development was witnessed as decisions taken in the steering committee meeting regarding agreement with the TLP are being implemented.

According to the Punjab Home Department, 860 workers belonging to the banned outfit arrested across Punjab have been released.

The Punjab Home Department said that those against whom there were no cases were released.

The Punjab Home Department also said that it has decided to withdraw the appeal filed by the Punjab government against the release of Saad Rizvi.

On the other hand, the administration of the federal capital Islamabad said that a formal notification would be issued for the release of the arrested workers under the MPO of the banned organization.

Observers see flexibility in PM Khan’s towards banned TLP

The Islamabad administration also said that the banned TLP workers arrested under the MPO would have been released after the issuance of the notification.

Sources said that during the cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the members not to discuss the issue of the banned party.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister said that this is a sensitive issue, a steering committee has been formed and it will look into the matter.

The Prime Minister said that matters were being resolved amicably.

 PM Khan calls legal team

Prime Minister Imran Khan has convened a meeting of the legal team on the agreement with the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP)

According to sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan will consult Law Minister Forough Naseem and the legal team on the government’s agreement with the banned TLP.

Alliance with banned outfit means global isolation: Fawad Chaudhry

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said that extremist parties are spreading chaos instead of playing a better role in politics.

In a statement released on social media, the federal minister said that alliance with the extremist party means global isolation.

He also said that the participation of extremist parties in politics is limited.

He said there was a time when the Sunni movement was more violent than the banned TLP.

Three policemen martyred in clash with TLP protesters in Lahore