KARACHI: As many as 35 policemen received injuries in violent protests of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) across Karachi, police said on Thursday.
The injured include Malir Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Irfan Bahadur. Overall 16 cases were registered against the protestors, while 183 supporters and activists of the party were taken into custody from across the metropolis.
Karachi Additional Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Ghulam Nabi Memon announced a cash price of Rs10,000 and appreciation certificates for the policemen who were wounded saving the lives and properties in the city.
The officials vowed not to allow anyone to disturb the law and order of the city and added police continents are on standby at various sensitive points of the city to avert any untoward situation.
The Sindh Home Department had issued orders to arrest three TLP Karachi chapter leaders over violation of the law.
The department directed law enforcement agencies to arrest three leaders of the party including Maulana Abbas Qadri, Maulana Ghous Baghdadi, and Zainul Abdin.