Imran Khan's arrest internal matter of Pakistan: UK PM Sunak.

In view of the ongoing violent protests and chaos sparked by the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan in Al-Qadir Trust case a day earlier, United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said that Britain is monitoring the situation in Pakistan carefully.

"The arrest of the former prime minister is an internal matter for Pakistan. We support peaceful democratic processes and adherence to the rule of law and we are monitoring the situation carefully," Sunak told lawmakers.

The former prime minister was taken into custody on Tuesday, from the premises of Islamabad High Court (IHC), where he had gone to seek bail in multiple cases registered against him ranging from terrorism to money laundering.

Earlier today, UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said that his country wanted to see "peaceful democracy" in Pakistan. The statement came during his visit to the US

"We want to see peaceful democracy in that country. We want to see the rule of law adhered to," the official said.

When asked about the arrest of the former prime minister, Cleverly said:

I'm uncomfortable to speculate any further without having a detailed briefing on that.

PTI agitation claims at least 4 lives

As violent protests triggered by the arrest of the PTI continued for the second consecutive day on Wednesday (today), the military has been called in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Balochistan, and Islamabad to maintain the law and order situation.

The violence has also claimed at least four lives in Peshawar with Sindh imposing Section 144 to contain the violent protests staged by the former ruling party workers and supporters.

Four bullet-riddled bodies were received by the emergency room doctors, a spokesperson...

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