Lahore- Agitated workers of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) today took hostage six policemen who were performing their duties near Minhaj Secretariat in Model Town, Lahore, according to media reports today.

After Friday’s clashes with the police, PAT workers are angry and this morning they took hostage six policemen. These policemen were holed up in a room inside the Minhaj Secretariat. Reportedly, they were treated well and served with water. Media footages showed these policemen sitting comfortably in the room.

It said that no senior police official is present at the scene to negotiate and secure release of these policemen.

A policeman, while talking to media, claimed that PAT workers snatched their two motorbikes and their cell phones but PAT workers did not torture them.