Tehreek Minhjajul Quran Worldwide (TMI) leader Umer Riaz Abbasi stated that Qadri was on-board his vehicle on the way to D-Chowk from Jinnah Avenue when police used at Kulsoom Chowk tried to arrest him, however, the TMQ enthusiasts opposed law enforcement. It had been also reported that police turned to aerial firing at Kulsoom chowk to disperse Qadri’s supporters. Clashes were also reported in the scene and a large number of protesters were injured. Edhi ambulances were observed in the region right after the incident. Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik required notice from the clashes and directed Islamabad commissioner to submit a study around the matter immediately. Malik also ordered authorities concerned to make sure security from the participants.