Imran Khan announces kickstarting Jail Bharo movement from next week

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Friday announced kick-starting the "Jail Bharo" or court arrest movement from Wednesday next week against the government's "political victimisation" of his party's leaders and allies.

PTI leaders Fawad Chaudhry, Azam Swati, and Shahbaz Gill have been arrested and released on bail, while Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rashid has also secured bail recently — and the party said all of them were tortured in custody, a claim that authorities.

"We will fill jails, they [authorities] will have no space left then," the PTI chief said while addressing the nation via video link from Lahore, where he's residing since being shot in the legs on November 3 last year.

The tensions between the Pakistan Democratic Movement-led government and the PTI have heightened, with no sign of respite as the elections in two provinces — Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa — near, following the party's decision to dissolve the assemblies.

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