Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Bilawal's rally attack: FIR registered against stone-pelters

Bilawal's rally attack: FIR registered against stone-pelters
KARACHI (92 News) – A first information report (FIR) was filed against the attackers of Lyari residents, who attacked on electoral rally of Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto with stones, under anti-terrorism act at Kalri Police Station in Karachi. According to the details, the case was registered against 300-400 unidentified persons in which Haji Bawa, Rafique Bangora, Ismail and Kashan including 13 locals nominated. The FIR alleges the accused sabotaging people for violence. After the FIR, The police started raids to arrest suspects who attacked Bilawal's convoy in Lyari. Following the incident, Bilwal took to Twitter to talk about what had happened and how rioting and disturbing the metropolis' peace could not be termed protest. "Stone-pelting is not a protest. When a person throws stones at another, they should be called rioters instead of protesters," Bilawal wrote, asking: "Should this continue, would using guns be called protesting as well?" "Proud of people of Lyari who didn't respond to the politics of violence. Sending saboteurs to opponents events reprehensible," he added.   "LEA inaction & interm govts irresponsible statements are alarming. People of Lyari responded by coming out in droves to welcome along 8hr tour prove that such tactics won’t deter us," he said in another tweet.   Earlier on Sunday, water-deprived citizens in Lyari's Bihar Colony pelted stones at Bilawal's convoy, they welcomed the rally with stones instead of flowers. The residents stopped his rally, chanting slogans against him. Bilawal’s motorcade was halted as his car started to heat up and was later forced to change the route of his electoral rally.