Imran accuses PDM govt of planning to kill him like Murtaza Bhutto

Imran accuses PDM govt of planning to kill him like Murtaza Bhutto

Lahore (Web Desk): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and former premier Imran Khan on Wednesday claimed that that the Pakistan Democratic Movement PDM, a 13-party ruling alliance, is planning to kill him like Murtaza Bhutto through a police operation at his Zaman Park residence.

Addressing via video link from his Zaman Park residence in Lahore, the PTI chief accused the ruling coalition of trying to oust his PTI party from the elections.

"Now another plan has been hatched. I am telling everyone, the judiciary [and] especially Punjab police."

He alleged that the police chiefs of Islamabad and Punjab, and their “handlers” had planned another operation outside Zaman Park.

“What is the plan? That there is another operation outside Zaman Park either today or tomorrow. They have made two squads who will mix among our people, and then shoot and kill four to five police officials,” Imran said.

He said that this would then prompt an attack from the other side which would open fire. He said that PTI workers would be killed in a Model Town-like situation before he would be killed in a manner similar to the assassination of Murtaza Bhutto.

“This is the plan. This will happen either today or tomorrow. I want to tell everyone. I want to tell the Punjab police that they will kill five of your people just for an excuse to attack.”

The PTI chief further claimed that his party workers were separated from the rally and were being arrested while the police pelted stones from the roof outside the court during his appearance at the Islamabad Judicial complex last week.

He also claimed that he was mentally prepared to be arrested at the judicial complex.
Imran also stated that he received information from the police that unknown persons wearing the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) uniform were planning to kill him.

Addressing the PTI supporters, the former premier called on them not to get provoked by anyone's words and not to respond even if a new warrant is issued against him.

Khan asked party workers to allow police team to enter his home if they arrive with a new arrest warrant against him.

“I am ready to court my arrest, but I will not let my people die. I am not concerned by my possible arrest but I am concerned about my workers. The judiciary should protect our rights.”

The PTI chief also announced holding a public gathering at Minar-e-Pakistan on Saturday night.