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Will not allow any group to attack capital city: Rana Sanaullah

Will not allow any group to attack capital city: Rana Sanaullah


Will not allow any group to attack capital city: Rana Sanaullah

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) - Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Friday said that he will not allow any group to attack the capital city Islamabad. The said group [PTI long march] will destroy the existence of the cultural state.

Prior to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) long march while talking to the media in Rawalpindi, Rana Sanaullah said that the Interior Ministry will fulfill its responsibility, if the march moves in accordance with the law.

He said PTI chairman Imran Khan’s entire narrative was based on lies. The public was being fed with lies and fraudulent narratives.

The Interior Minister said that the orders of the Supreme Court and the High Court regarding the protest in Islamabad are clear.

The long march will be given an opportunity to protest with full security at the place designated by the court. The government will fulfill its responsibilities for peaceful protest, he added.

Furthermore, Rana Sanaullah said that all matters related to the slain journalist Arshad Sharif have been entrusted to the inquiry commission and a lot of things have come up but he can’t reveal them right now. The report of the commission will be submitted to the Ministry of Interior, he stated.

Also reacting on the press conference of DG ISI and DG ISPR, the Interior Minister said that any department, including Army Officers, facing criticism and allegations can present it’s position, and also whenever necessary, military officers should give such awareness to the public.

He further mentioned that Anti-corruption had issued a warrant for his arrest at the behest of Imran Khan.

“Governor’s rule in Punjab has not been decided yet nor has any summary been sent, Imran Khan should dismiss the Punjab government,” said Rana Sanaullah.

Earlier, the Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi bench disposed off Rana Sanaullah’s plea for cancellation of the arrest warrant.

In the hearing on Friday, the judge remarked that the institutions have become political instruments. One comes to sue and the other comes to dismiss the case.

Addressing the DG Anti-Corruption, the court said whether the FIR was directly on Rana Sanaullah or on the source report? DG Anti-Corruption Nadeem Sarwar replied that the FIR was filed on the source report.

The court inquired that who processed this source report and also quoted the verdict in Moonis Elahi’s case by the High Court as a reference, we have to follow it, the court added.

The court expressed its displeasure on DG Anti-Corruption. The judge stated that DG Anti-Corruption would have known if the Anti-corruption had processed the notice.

Furthermore, the judge stated that your organization has become a political tool. One comes and makes a case. Someone else comes and dismisses the case.

“You obtained an arrest warrant against Rana Sanaullah by making a false statement. Tell the court whether you want to arrest Rana Sana or not,” added the court.

To which the DG Anti-Corruption responded that the Interior Minister should not be arrested.

Later, the court disposed off Rana Sanaullah’s plea and sent the case to the subordinate court.

“The trial court will decide on the case. Petitioner can file appeal for 249A in trial court for acquittal,” the court remarked