GB chief minister put under house arrest in Islamabad

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD : Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid has been put under house arrest in the federal capital on Thursday.

A notification was issued by the office of the Chief Commissioner Islamabad. The GB provincial chief executive has been detained at the GB Islamabad House. A good number of policemen have been dpeloyed outside the GB House to prevent any untoward situation.

The detention follows deadly unrest in the country after the arerst of former prime minister Imran Khan, who is also chairman of the PTI.

The GB CM represents the PTI in the province. The GB police were also sent to Lahore’s Zaman Park residence of the PTI chief as ‘protective shield’ to prevent his arrest.