Eight social media workers of Imran Khan’s party have been arrested for defaming Pakistan’s army chief. The FIA on Tuesday made arrests in different parts of Punjab province on social media targeting army chiefs and Supreme Court judges. Imran Khan lost his seat on April 8 after the no-confidence motion was successful. After this, a campaign was launched against General Bajwa on social media.
According to the FIA, it has received a list of 50 suspects from intelligence agencies involved in social media campaigns against the army chief and Supreme Court judges, and eight of them have been taken into custody. In fact, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the Army Chief were held responsible for the removal of Imran Khan at the behest of America. Asad Umair, a close aide of Khan, said in a tweet, “The petition challenging the harassment of PTI social media workers has been finalized and will be filed in the High Court on Wednesday.”
According to a statement issued by the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), the 79th Formation Commanders Conference was held at the General Headquarters, attended by Army Corps Commanders, Chief Staff Officers and all formation commanders and was presided over by the Army. Army Chief did. The ongoing campaign on social media was discussed in a meeting of Pakistan Army officials. In which necessary instructions were given to the concerned officials to stop it.
The ISPR statement said the forum drew attention to a recent propaganda campaign to malign the Pakistan Army and divide the organization and society. But Pakistan’s national security is the biggest crop. The Pakistan Army has always stood by government institutions for its security and will always do so without compromising.”