TLP banned status nullification summary approved by Punjab CM Usman Buzdar
Home Department of Punjab sent the summary to Usman Buzdar, Chief Minister of Punjab regarding nullifying the banned status of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) earlier on Thursday (today) which has been initially approved by the Chief Minister.
After the approval from the Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar, the summary has been sent to the Cabinet to revoke TLP’s status as a banned organization. For the signatures of ministers, the summary has been now sent to the ministers. If there is no reply sent back in three days, as per the regulation the summary will automatically be deemed approved.
After the government’s negotiations and agreement with the TLP, it was decided by the Punjab Government that the TLP’s workers will be released from police custody. Today, reports suggest that the names of 90 workers have been removed from the fourth schedule (Anti-Terrorism Act) Moreover, 100 more TLP party workers of TLP will be released from the custody of the police.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Home Department of Punjab stated that at least 860 workers of the banned radical outfit Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) were released from the custody of the police.
Punjab Home Department mentioned that the workers were set free after the second meeting of the steering committee that was arranged after the negotiation was completed between the administration and outlawed outfit.
The department also cleared all those workers who do not face any case were released from the custody but not those who have cases registered against them.
Sources told that workers of a banned outfit were to be released who were taken into custody but were not involved in any sort of violence or broke any law of the society.
Since November 2, the government started to implement the points being agreed with TLP during negotiations.