Pakistan's former PM Imran Khan kickstarts Minar-e-Pakistan jalsa despite "threats"

Updated: Mar 26 2023 1:13AM

Lahore, Mar 25 (PTI) Former premier Imran Khan has been leading the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) rally at Lahore’s monumental Minar-e-Pakistan ground despite the interim Punjab government’s “threat alert” that terrorists might target political events in the provincial capital.

PTI Chairman Imran Khan has arrived at the venue and will address the crowd, but from a bulletproof container, which has been placed at the jalsa ground to ensure his security, Geo news reported.

The provincial government alerted that the 70-year-old cricketer-turned-politician, who was ousted as the prime minister in April last year and is embroiled in 143 cases, could be targeted by terrorists.