ISLAMABAD: Requesting the chief justice to take suo motu action over the recent incidents of sectarian violence, chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said the government’s silence on the incidents in Gilgit-Baltistan and Quetta was unfortunate, DawnNews reported.
During a visit to Skardu, he said that the country’s “incompetent and weak leadership” had been unsuccessful in providing protection to the people.
He also said that the entire nation was saddened by the targeted killings of Shias in Quetta and Gilgit-Baltistan.
The PTI chief said the government should resign if it could not protect the citizens.
Khan also visited mosques of different schools of thought and met a number of religious scholars in Skardu. He emphasised the need to promote tolerance in order to keep the Muslims united.
He also requested the chief justice to take suo motu action over the recent incidents of sectarian violence in Quetta, Babusar and Kohistan.