MWM leaders join sit-in of Minhaj-ul-Quran against PML-N govt

KARACHI: Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM)’s leader Allama Aijaz Behishti joined the sit-in of Tehreek-e-Minhaj-ul-Quran/Pakistan Awami Tehreek of Dr Tahir ul Qadri in protest against the Lahore police action against party comrades outside Karachi Press Club on Tuesday Accompanied by the MWM’s officials Ali Hussain Naqvi, Nasir Hussaini, Hassan Hashmi, Raza Naqvi and Asif Safavi, Allama Behishti remained with the protestors and expressed solidarity with the victims of the biased PML-N government of Punjab.“The PML-N government is trying to target the pro-operation parties and figures because the rulers never wanted a military operation to eliminate the terrorists in Waziristan,” said Allama Behishti. He said Lahore action was a proof the PML-N government did so to divert public attention from Waziristan operation.He said peaceful political opponents were sprayed with bullets, teargas shells and baton-charged. He said Shahbaz Sharif-led Punjab government acted liked butcher demonstrating incivility. He said even women were not spared and they too were thrashed and fired upon. “We see this uncalled for brutal action against the anti-Taliban party by the pro-Taliban government who got $1.5 billion from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to toe their line,” he claimed.Allama Behishti rejected the Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah’s charges against the peaceful protestors of Minhaj ul Quran and Pakistan Awami Tehreek. He said they were not armed but Punjab government was trying to understate police action against the peaceful protestors.

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