MULTAN:Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Multan leader Rao Yasir on Thursday announced the formation PTI Haqiqi after condemning the violence witnessed on May 9 after the arrest of Imran Khan.

Addressing a press conference in Multan, Mr Rao announced the constitution of PTI Haqiqi and vowed to get the party registered with the Election Commission of Pakistan.

He said Pakistan is passing through a critical time in its history and vowed to unite the youth of Pakistan and launch a movement for the incarcerated youth from PTI Haqiqi platform, especially who were arrested after May 9 violence, following Imran Khan’s arrest in Al-Qadir Trust case.

Rao, the former PTI youth wing leader, also strongly condemned the violent protests and criticized former prime minister Imran Khan for his policies. The government has launched a crackdown on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and its leader for attacking military installations including the General Headquarters (GHQ) and the Corps Commander’s House in Lahore.

Since then, several Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders, ticket holders and former lawmakers have left Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf They include senior vice president Fawad Chaudhry, senior vice president Shireen Mazari, former provincial minister Fayazul Hassan Chohan, Aamer Mahmood Kiani, former federal minister Malik Amin Aslam, PTI West Punjab President Faizullah Kamoka, PTI West Punjab President Faizullah Kamuka, former KP minister Dr Hisham Inamullah Malik, Ex-KP government spokesperson Ajmal Wazir, MNA Usman Tarakai, PTI Karachi President Aftab Siddiqui and others have left Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.