By Raza Ruman
Finally anchor Imran Riaz Khan who was critical of the army establishment for allegedly supporting what he called ‘imported government’ is send behind bars.
He was arrested on Tuesday near the outskirts of Islamabad.
This was a writing on the wall as he constantly taking on the boss of the establishment. And now he has to pay the price to touch the ‘untouchables’.
His counsel Mian Ali Ashfaq told Dawn.com that Imran Riaz was named in 17 treason cases across Punjab and he was arrested despite being on bail.
Former information minister Fawad Chaudhry strongly condemned the arrest and hope that the courts would take action. On his Youtube channel through which he is making a lot of money, Imran Riaz had directly addressed Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and alleged that he was threatened after asking questions from military sources about the country’s current political and economic situation.
Riaz in a video message said if he was not released in five hours another video will be released from his channel expose the names of all powerful involved in threatening and arresting him.
What is wrong with this fascist government and neutrals?There is no freedom of speech in this country.People are arrested just because of a constructive criticism.I hope everything gets well #WeStandWithImranRiaz #میں_بھی_عمران_ریاض_ہوں pic.twitter.com/DMinqgUfCy— GURUji ⁱᴾⁱᵃⁿ𓃵 (@11Wwazir) July 5, 2022
This is totally unacceptable, you cannot shut down his voice by taking such pathetic actions,we stand with you Imran Riaz Khan just stay strong and keep the spirit high to fight against this regimen change .#میں_بھی_عمران_ریاض_ہوں pic.twitter.com/juQeWO3au4— Maan (@Maan80141789) July 5, 2022
It is said Imran Riaz has crossed a red line for which he will have to pay price. On social media barrage of support for Imran Riaz poured in. PAK DESTINY