LAHORE-Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) declined the offer of The Punjab Government to provide desired security to PAT Chief, Dr Tahir ul Qadri.
The Governor of Punjab, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar met the PAT Chief, Tahir ul Qadri at Minhaj ul Quran Secretariat on Tuesday and formally offered him to provide his desired security arrangements on behalf of the Government of Punjab, however PAT refused to avail the security.
Sources told that the Punjab Government has also issued orders of releasing arrested PAT workers, upon the directives of Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif.
On the other hand, PAT general secretary, Khurram Nawaz Gandapur said that how can we obtain security from the ones, who killed our innocent workers including females.
He inquired the Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif to tell what action has been taken against the police officials who embraced and patted Gullu Butt.
Meanwhile the Law Minister Punjab, Rana Mashood said in a statement that the Punjab Government held sympathetic consideration over the demands by PAT, which were presented during the meeting between the Governor Punjab, Chaudhry Sarwar and Tahir ul Qadri.
He stated that the PAT workers arrested under MPO, shall be released and after consultation with PAT officials, the CCPO Lahore will make security arrangements for Tahir ul Qadri.