Protests against film; 25 persons arrested for damaging properties


Taking action against the miscreants, Rawalpindi police have taken 25 persons under custody for damaging private and government properties in the protests against the profane film on Youm-e-Ishq-e-Rasul day observed on Friday.
A manager of a private transport company filed a complaint in Pirwadhai Police Station, saying that Ahmed Khan and Muhammad Raqeeb, along with his dozens of fellows attacked and damaged their vehicles under the cover of protests against the blasphemous movie. On the complaint, police registered a case and arrested 25 persons including Ahmed Khan and Muhammad Raqeeb.
Meanwhile, Sadiqabad police also registered a case against unidentified demonstrators for damaging private and public property, police van and Superintendent Police’s (SP) vehicle.
It is quite relevant to mention here that Islamabad police have also started monitoring the videos of the protest demonstrations to identify and arrest the miscreants. According to police sources, police have contacted NADRA in this regard and the identified troublemakers would be nominated in cases under anti-terrorism act.