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Investigations reveal PTI leaders were in touch with Corps Commander House rioters

Police said six PTI leaders made 215 calls to protestors at the CC House
Corp Commander House in the aftermath of May 9. File photo.
Corp Commander House in the aftermath of May 9. File photo.

Technical analysis of geo-fencing data has revealed that several Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders were in touch with protestors present in Corps Commanders House on May 9, police said on Wednesday.

Police sources said that 154 phone numbers had been found to be a common presence in Zaman Park on May 8 and May 9.

The invesitgation has also revealed that six PTI leaders made a total of 215 from six PTI leaders to people present in and around the site of the riots.

The report said that the following PTI leaders were in touch with the protestors

  • Mian Mahmood ur Rasheed - 75 phone calls
  • Aijaz Chaudhry - 50 phone calls
  • Yasmin Rahid - 41 phone calls
  • Murad Raas - 23 phone calls
  • Aslam Iqbal - 16 phone calls
  • Hammad Azhar - 10 phone calls

Police sources have also claimed that the plan to attack the Corps Commander House had been made in advance in Zaman Park in case Imran Khan was arrested.

Protests had broken out across Pakistan after Imran Khan had been taken into custody from the Islamabad High Court. The protests had turned violent in many places, including in Lahore where the Corps Commander’s residence had been attacked and ransacked by protestors.

Imran Khan has since claimed that the attack had been orchestrated to frame his party, while the government says the plan had been made in advance.

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