PTI reveals ‘Jail Bharo’ movement schedule

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday announced the schedule of ‘Jail Bharo’ movement starting from February 22, under which 200 party workers will serve themselves for arrest voluntarily every day till March 1.

The movement will kick off from Lahore and a list of volunteers has already been prepared. A six-member group of former members of national and provincial assemblies will also present themselves for arrest.

As per the schedule, the PTI activists will self-surrender in Peshawar on February 23, in Rawalpindi on 24, in Multan on 25, in Gujranwala on 26, in Sargodha on 27, in Sahiwal on 28 and in Faisalabad on March 1. PTI leadership said that they will stage sit-ins if the authorities did not put them behind bars.

This process would continue up to 1st March and on each day 200 party activists would offer their arrest to police. Six former member national assembly (MNA) and member provincial assembly (MPA) will also present their arrests. According to the schedule, on the first day of PTI’s Jail Bharo Tehreek, 22 February, the PTI workers will offer their arrests on Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore. (INP)