They have been accused of rioting
An FIR was registered on Friday against leaders of the JUI-F for holding a rally in Karachi, on Hub River Road.
The case was registered at the Mochki police station on behalf of the state.
JUI-F supporters staged a protest on Hub River Road at Lucky Chowrangi. The protest was part of their ‘Plan B’ after the Azadi March.
It was registered under sections 147 (rioting), 148 (rioting with a deadly weapon), 149 (unlawful assembly), 341 (wrongful restraint) and 427 (mischief causing damage) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
JUI-F Sindh leader Rashid Soomro is also named in the FIR, which says 250 people “suddenly” blocked the main road connecting Balochistan and Karachi on Friday.