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The PTI-led government is all set to launch a crackdown against miscreants those who contributed into the destruction of state properties during the protest against Asia Bibi’s acquittal. The expected crackdown would be launched in Twin-cities Rawalpindi, Islamabad, and other cities of the country.
The sources stated that action against miscreants is being taken on the directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Interior Ministry has issued directions to all provincial governments regarding the identification of miscreants and then put them behind the bars.
The federal government had earlier issued directions to FIA cyber-crime and PTA to immediately identify the miscreants.
Sources stated that the local police and other country secret debarments would speedup up it rids against all anti-social elements who contributed into the destruction of state properties. The concerned departments have already identified 100 miscreants through social media and other sources. As many as 30 miscreants belong to Rawalpindi, 30 from Lahore.
The federal government had earlier issued directions to FIA cyber-crime and PTA to immediately identify the miscreants. They identified the people involved in violent acts through latest technology including CCTV cameras, social media voids, and pictures.
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The Minister of State for Communication Murad Saeed has stated that It’s the time to establish that calls for protest shouldn’t be taken as a license to destruction. During two days of protests, he added, the property of National Highways was damaged all over the country.
“Billions will now have to be spent on repair works. We will identify these miscreants and bring them to justice”, he vowed. He said it is commendable that the protest leadership has distanced itself from those who created havoc in the garb of protests.
Even though electronic media was in a complete blackout, a number of social media clips showed the TLP-led Protestants went all violent, destroying everything they got their hands on, torching vehicles, blocking roads and vandalizing public and private property. The government faced a lot of criticism after the agreement with the Khadim Rizvi; however, the crackdown against rioters is a hope for ones disappointed with agreement and warning to ones who challenge the writ of the government.