Masjid-e-Nabawi incident: Another case registered against PTI leadership

Masjid-e-Nabawi incident: Another case registered against PTI leadership


An application for registration of case against Imran Khan, Sheikh Rashid has also been submitted.

ISLAMABAD, RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) - Another case has been registered on Sunday against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid over the Masjid-e-Nabawi incident.

According to details, Qazi Muhammad Tariq Advocate has registered a case at New Airport Police Station on the matter of desecration of Masjid-e-Nabawi by inappropriate behavior and chanting of slogans in the premises of the Holy place.

In addition, Former Prime Minister Imran Khan, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Fawad Chaudhry, Shahbaz Gill, and Murad Saeed have been named in the case.

As per the lawsuit, a group of miscreants headed by Sheikh Rashid was sent to Saudi Arabia, adding that the second group from Britain was headed by Sahibzada Jahangir and included Aneel Musarrat, Nabeel Musarrat, Rana Abdul Sattar, Amir Ilyas, Ejaz Haq and Gohar Jilani.

The registered case further stated that, the incident that took place in Masjid-e-Nabawi hurt the feelings of Muslims.

Meanwhile, an application for registration of case against Imran Khan and Sheikh Rashid has also been submitted at the Margalla police station.

As per the context of the application, the PTI workers in Saudi Arabia have violated the sterility of the Holy site, adding that the whole affair was planned in Pakistan, Sheikh Rashid had pre-planned the Masjid-e-Nabawi incident.

A case should be registered against the former Interior Minister, it added.

The petition was filed by a citizen named Muhammad Nawaz Bhatti seeking registration of the aforementioned case.

Earlier, a FIR has also been lodged against former prime minister Imran Khan and other top leadership of the party in Faisalabad.

According to the report, the charges are brought for involvement in the incident at Masjid-e-Nabwi, where Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and federal ministers were ridiculed by some Pakistani pilgrims.

PTI leaders named in the FIR include; Imran Khan, Shahbaz Gill, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and his nephew Sheikh Rashid Shafiq, Fawad Chaudhry, Qasim Suri and Aneel Musarrat.

The former Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad’s nephew was arrested by government as soon as his plane landed at New Islamabad International Airport.

Meanwhile, Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has hinted that former prime minister Imran Khan could be arrested in a case relating to sloganeering against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his delegation at Masjid-e-Nabawi.

Rana Sanaullah said that the incident relating to the harassment of PML-N leaders at the holy mosque was preplanned and about 100-150 people were involved in the incident.

The minister further said that the Saudi government has decided to take action against the people involved in the incident, adding that some people will be deported from the Kingdom.