PTM leaders Mohsin Dawar, Ali Wazir arrested outside Islamabad press clubArchive
Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leaders and MNAs Mohsin Dawar and Ali Wazir were taken into custody on Tuesday in Islamabad, Akhtar Ali, the station house officer of Kohsar police station, confirmed.
Ali said that 15 workers of PTM, including Dawar and Wazir, had been arrested from outside the Islamabad press club, where they were demonstrating against PTM chief Manzoor Pashteen's arrest. A large number of supporters and PTM workers were attending the protest, including politicians Afrasiab Khattak and Bushra Gohar.
A video, shared by BBC correspondent Secunder Kermani on Twitter, purportedly showed the leaders being arrested by the police.