Internet disruption to continue till 'all miscreants are arrested': Sanaullah.

Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Friday said internet services would remain suspended in the country until all identified 'miscreants' were arrested.

Speaking to the media, he said the government was aware of the difficulty people were facing adding that it was deliberating to resolve the issue. 'It will take some time to arrest those who burned houses and attacked security installments,' he added.

The minister went on to say that the government had earlier planned a three to four day disruption adding that it would seek PM Shehbaz Sharif's guidance for future course of action if PTI chief Imran Khan's matter was dragged further. 'We have to take into consideration that people who do not misuse the internet are facing disturbance,' he added.

Mr Sanaullah said it would have been a matter of concern for the government if we had seen a real public reaction adding that no one except the members of the cult came outside on the streets. 'They use social media for abuse, planning, and everything else,' he added. That was the reason, he said, the government had taken the step.

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