Former Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan got bail by the court on Friday evening. Along with this, the violence-hit areas are also moving towards peace. Internet was shut down after the violent agitation by PTI supporters. Internet has been started back after peace in many areas. After getting bail from the court, Imran Khan left from Islamabad High Court. Pakistan is already facing an economic hit. At such a time, if there is a huge loss in the business due to the shutdown of internet service. People associated with the economic affairs of Pakistan had also demanded the government to start internet service as soon as possible.
Imran Khan was removed from power last year. 121 cases like sedition, blasphemy, inciting violence and terrorism are registered against him across the country. 12 cases against Imran Khan are registered in Lahore alone. Violence broke out in Pakistan after Imran’s arrest. Angry PTI supporters attacked army and government buildings in Lahore, Rawalpindi and Peshawar. Army headquarters and airbase were also attacked. The situation was getting out of control. Traders suffered the most due to the shutdown of the internet. He could not transact through digital medium.
Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said that the Internet will be kept closed until those involved in violent movements are not caught. But the order has come from the Ministry of Interior and internet services have started to be restored. Telecom operators have lost revenue of Rs 820 million due to internet shutdown. Reports said that at a time when Pakistan’s economy is on its knees, internet shutdown is a big loss. Most of the transactions here are now possible only through the internet. In such a situation, when the net was closed, the business was completely stalled.