Police Arrests PML-N activist for Vandalism in Lahore Protest

A Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) activist, who was found damaging a number of vehicles in yesterday’s clash between Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and police personnel in Lahore’s Model Town, was arrested late on Tuesday.

Police arrests PML-N activist for vandalism
Police arrests PML-N activist for vandalism in Model Town protest

On Tuesday, TV cameras had captured a man damaging vehicles in Model Town Lahore in the presence of police. The man was later identified as Gullu Butt alias Sher-i-Lahore, known to be a police tout in Model Town. According to CCPO Chaudhary Shafeeq Gujjar, Gullu Butt was arrested on Tuesday night. Earlier, Butt was said to have been an office-bearer of ruling PML-N. PML-N’s Pervaiz Malik admitted that the the culprit was their party activist but did not endorse his actions. However, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had directed the inspector general of police for Butt’s immediate arrest.

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Gulu Butt

Yesterday, an anti-encroachment drive was conducted by a contingent of police personnel in order to remove the barrier outside Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) Chief Tahirul Qadri’s Lahore residence. Upon receiving resistance by Qadri’s supporters, police baton-charged and fired shots at the protesters who in turn began to hurl rocks at them. A violent clash erupted between the police personnel and PAT supporters that killed at least seven people including women. A number of vehicles were also damaged during the skirmish. -dawn


It is sure now that Gulu Butt is PML N Worker by thetimesofpakistan