Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday condemned the arrest of party bigwig Fawad Chaudhry for allegedly threatening the officials of the top electoral body. In a tweet, the former prime minister said: “Fawad’s arrest on his apt description of the CEC [chief election commissioner] leaves no doubt in anyone s mind that Pak[istan] has become a banana republic devoid of rule of law”.
The PTI chief also urged the people to stand up for their fundamental rights now before the country reached a point of no return. He also announced a press conference at 4pm today (Wednesday). “We must stand up for our fundamental rights now to save Pak s drift towards a point of no return,” he wrote. Meanwhile, Mr Khan phoned Fawad Chaudhry’s wife, Hiba Chaudhry, to express solidarity with her. He also called the police action to arrest the PTI bigwig a “foolish act”.
Credit: Independent News Pakistan-INP