Punjab CM directs to take steps to control law, order situation.

LAHORE -- Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Mohsin Naqvi has directed to take all necessary measures to control the law and order situation across the province, media reported on Friday.

Chairing a review meeting in Lahore today, the caretaker Punjab CM said strong action will be taken against the facilitators of riots.

During the meeting, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Dr Usman Anwar gave a briefing about the law and order situation and the ongoing operation against the miscreants.

Speaking on the occasion, Mohsin Naqvi said those who attacked government property including Corps Commander House Lahore should be punished according to law.

Violent clashes broke out across Pakistan after former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief was arrested from the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday.

The protests were held in remote and major cities as the party workers are agitated due to their chairman's arrest, with Balochistan, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Islamabad summoning the armed forces to ensure law and order.

Army installations and Corps Commander's house in Lahore came under attack during a protest of PTI workers.

It was also reported that Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations Ali Nasir Rizvi sustained severe injuries while clearing the Lahore Corps Commander's house.

As per details, DIG Operations Ali Nasir Rizvi was hit with stones by the protestors during the clearance operations at the Lahore Corps Commander's house.

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