Lahore : Islamabad police have arrested at least 200 PTI workers on a way to Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence on Sunday , were detained at Simly Dam Road. The workers’ vehicles were also transferred to police stations. PTI leaders Shireen Mazari ,MPA Ali Amin Gandapur and former governor Punjab Ch Muhammad Sarwar were also stopped by police from entering Bani Gala .
Police said it seized a large cache of weapons from Ali Amin’s car. Among the objects recovered was AK-47, repeaters, bullets and a liquor bottle. Bullet-proof jackets belonging to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police were also found in his car.
There is reportedly a heavy presence of police on all routes leading to Bani Gala. Police also carried out shelling at Pakistan Chowk and Bani Gala.
Meanwhile, PTI chief Imran Khan is chairing a meeting at his residence to discuss arrests of party workers and what next steps the party should take.