Key role in May 9 Radio Pakistan’s vandalism identified

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After the arrest of PTI Chairman Imran Khan on May 9, the police identified a key role in vandalism and arson in Radio Pakistan.

According to sources, geofencing has revealed that former PTI MPA Asif Khan was allegedly involved in the Radio Pakistan incident, who was in constant touch with the protesters.

Police sources said that the statements of 51 suspects arrested on charges of vandalism and arson have been recorded, in which it was told that during the protest, Asif Khan kept instructing the protesters to vandalize and burn.

Police say that after the Radio Pakistan incident, the former MPA is hiding after switching off the mobile.

Peshawar Police said that a case has been registered against former PTI MPA Asif Khan at Police Station East, the FIR registered against the accused includes sections of terrorism.

After Imran Khan’s arrest on May 9, angry protesters in Peshawar set fire to the Office of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) in the Radio Pakistan building.

According to Director General Radio Pakistan Tahir Hassan, hundreds of miscreants suddenly stormed, broke the gate of Radio Pakistan Peshawar and entered inside, angry people destroyed the newsroom and various sections, vandalized, tortured the staff and set them on fire.