Violence and vandalism rocked Pakistan’s Lahore city on Saturday with local police entering the home of the country’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan and clashing with supporters of his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party.
Police violence inside Imran Khan’s residence in Zaman Park after breaking gates. pic.twitter.com/CPbgAUfFrr
— Khaleej Mag (@KhaleejMag) March 18, 2023
Shocking scenes emerged from Khan’s Zaman Park residence even as he was on his way to appear for a court hearing in Islamabad.
Videos of police entering the house after bulldozing the main gate and clashing with PTI supporters have now gone viral on social media.
Footage of Imran Khan’s residency, where Police broke the main door and entered the property. pic.twitter.com/YfTga8lSUD
— Ihtisham Ul Haq (@iihtishamm) March 18, 2023
It was said that only servants and Imran’s wife Bushra Bibi were present in the house when the clashes took place.
After Imran Khan’s departure from Lahore to appear in Islamabad court, a heavy contingent of police in Lahore blocked all the roads leading to Imran Khan’s house, Zaman Park Lahore pic.twitter.com/Vgi7pZPd76
— Ghulam Abbas Shah (@ghulamabbasshah) March 18, 2023
Meanwhile, it was also reported that one of the dozens of cars in Khan’s convoy overturned as he was on his way to appear in court in the Toshakhana case.
Is this an accident or deliberate attack on Imran Khan Convoy? pic.twitter.com/oRP3DewVlS
— 🇺🇸 Bilal Khan ﷽ (@Peace4allpak) March 18, 2023
According to Pakistani media, a total of 94 cases have been registered against the PTI chief so far.