12 iulie 2018

Pakistani police arrest ex-PM Sharif's supporters ahead of his return from UK

presstv.com

Pakistani police have detained hundreds of supporters of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in eastern Punjab province ahead of the ousted leader's return from London. Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), the former ruling party, said Thursday scores of its members had been detained in Lahore and other major cities of the province over the past few hours. Police said about 100 were detained "to avoid violence." “We received instructions to take prominent PML-N activists from their areas to avoid a [...]