Islamabad Police cracks down against Kissan Itehad on D Chowk

Islamabad Police cracks down against Kissan Itehad on D Chowk
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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police has cracked down against the Pakistan Kissan Itehad protesting against the government in D Chowk Islamabad.

Pakistan Kissan Ittehad group is holding a protest in Islamabad’s D-Chauk against the upcoming budget.

Pakistan Kissan Ittehad group wanted to move forward and sit in front of the Parliament, to get their demands fulfilled, but Islamabad Police stopped them. As a result, the protestors got violent and started breaking state property, which included traffic signals.

The protestors were demanding for subsidies on fertilisers and electricity bills. The protesters also chanted slogans against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. They also threatened to seal Islamabad, if their demands were not met.

To disburse the protestors, police started shelling and used water cannons. A number of protestors were arrested too.

Some officials also tried speaking to the Kissan Ittehad leaders but positive results could not be obtained.

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