Rana Sanaullah Khan who is PML-N Punjab President was travelling from Faisalabad to Lahore when he was arrested by Anti Narcotics Force’s (NAF) Lahore team. He was arrested near the Sukheki area on Islamabad-Lahore motorway.
Charges on the senior leader of PML-N have not been specified but an official statement about the charges will be issued soon. Sanaullah was travelling to Lahore to attend a meeting. He was appointed the provincial president of Punjab this year in May. President PML-N strongly condemned this arrest as it was without any proof or charges.
He said that it is the worst example of lawlessness and political revenge. He said that it was another example of using state institutions against opposition. PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz accused PM Imran Khan saying he was directly behind the arrest. President PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also condemned the arrest and called it victimization and saying that the arrest shows the weakness and desperation of the government.