“No negotiation course of is underway with the TLP,” stated the minister.
Giving particulars of the proscribed organisation’s blockage of roads and highways throughout the nation, Rasheed stated 192 areas throughout the nation had been sealed by the banned outfit.
“The scenario is a bit tense at Yateem Khana Chowk in Lahore the place the Jamia Masjid Rahmatul Lil Alameen is situated,” he stated. “Presently, all roads together with the GT Street and the Murree Expressway are open [for traffic],” he stated.
The minister stated the GT Street and all most important arteries of the nation will stay open on April 20. The minister was referencing the date because the banned outfit had deliberate a protest on April 20 over the alleged non-fulfillment of their calls for.
Talking in regards to the proscribed organisation, Rasheed stated when an outfit is banned, the financial institution accounts and passports of its members are frozen by the federal government.
He spoke about estranged PTI chief Jahangir Tareen, saying that he was certain the sugar baron wouldn’t deflect from the PTI to some other political celebration.
The Punjab authorities had on Saturday positioned Saad Rizvi, the chief of the banned celebration TLP, on the fourth schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA).
In a notification, Punjab’s residence division had stated his property have been frozen, and his nationwide id card has been blocked — which suggests he can not conduct transactions through banks, nor can he promote or buy any property.
Equally, the Nationwide Counter-Terrorism Authority, a day earlier, had positioned TLP on the proscribed organisations checklist.
Rizvi has to submit his unique passport to the in-charge of the involved police station.
After he submits his passport, he should receive permission from the police station when he needs to depart his residence — and supply particulars of any conferences he needs to carry wherever.
On Thursday, the federal authorities had declared the TLP a proscribed organisation below anti-terrorism legal guidelines and launched a broad crackdown in opposition to the celebration.
The motion got here after days of violent protests and visitors disruptions within the largest cities of Pakistan, which noticed private and non-private property broken by gangs of hooligans bearing sticks and turning on legislation enforcement officers at will.