Punjab police has been besieging Jamia Masjid RehmatulilAlameen since Saturday’s noon to arrest Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi. Heavy police contingent is deployed at JMR equipped with shields, weapons and numerous prison vans. Prior to this move, KPK police arrested TLP provincial chief Dr. Shafiq Ameeni and shifted him to Mardan jail. State trying to paint this act as a protective move to stop TLP’s scheduled Tajdar-e-Khatam-e-Nabuwat conference of 7th September.
Hundreds of workers has also been reached and offered prayer inside the mosque. Police is still besieging the mosque however has been stepped back a few feet.
Vice president of TLP, Peer Syed Zaheer ul Hassan Shah, warns the government and directs TLP workers of Lahore to reach JMR as soon as possible.
Furthermore, TLP chief Karachi also directs workers to be prepared.
This is a developing story and will be updated.