Former Pakistani Defense Minister warns the government of a nationwide shutdown if Imran Khan's rally in Kohat is disrupted.

Pervez Khattak, a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member and Pakistans former Defence Minister, warned the government of a nationwide shutdown if any restrictions are laid for Imran Khan's public meeting on May 17 . This comes after Pakistani authorities launched a crackdown on PTI, putting the party workers in jeopardy and baton-charge them while they were staging a rally in Sialkot on Saturday morning .

Islamabad, Pakistan (Pakistan), May 15 : Pervez Khattak, a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member and Pakistan's former Defence Minister, warned the government of a nationwide shutdown if any restrictions are laid for Imran Khans Kohat public meeting on May 17.This comes after Pakistani authorities launched a crackdown on PTI, putting the party workers in jeopardy and baton-charge them while they were staging a rally in Sialkot on Saturday morning.According to ARY News, the Minister also threatened the government with worsening results if it delays the election schedule.Khattak made these remarks while speaking at a Workers Conference in Kohat organized by Insaf Students Federal (ISF).

He continued by saying that with this support, PTI will form a stable government in the South.Khattak sent a stern note to not just the government, but also the opposition party members.According to the media portal, he said he would not tolerate political factions within the organization and that those who violate will be subjected to strict discipline.Since Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's ouster from office by a no-confidence bid, PTI Chairman Imran Khan had announced a series of public demonstrations against the Sharif-led government.

He said that a conspiracy is being waged to kill him and that he has recorded a video with the names of all those who are involved in the alleged plot to depose his government.The deposed prime minister said, I know people in Pakistan and elsewhere are planning to murder me, he said during a rally in Sialkot.I have made a video of all alleged conspiracies against me, with all names, and filmed it in a secure place; however, the former Prime Minister did not state who was behind the plot to kill him.Outside of the United States, a conspiracy is being waged against me, and in Pakistan, to kill me.

If I am murdered, this video will be made available, he said.Imran Khan said in a bizarre statement that dropping an atomic bomb would have been better than handing over the reins to the thief.Khan told the Shehbaz Sharif-led government that two million people will travel to the federal capital irrespective of how many containers are put up to create barriers.Put as many containers as you like, but 2 million people will be sent to Islamabad, according to Imran Khan, the former Prime Minister.The incumbent government has skepticism about his popularity and has reported that 11 coalitions have assembled to remove him from office.