PTI Leader: Pakistan: Former PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry remanded in police custody for two days

ISLAMABAD: A day after his arrest, former PTI chief Fawad Chaudhry was granted two-day bodily remand by an Islamabad courtroom on Sunday, Daybreak reported.
Fawad, who’s at present a member of the Istehkam-i-Pakistan Occasion, was taken into custody after a police raid on his residence in Islamabad, police sources advised Daybreak.
His household claimed he was “kidnapped from his home in Islamabad by officers in plainclothes when he was having breakfast.”
In response to the First Data Report (FIR), Fawad was arrested in reference to a case registered on the Aabpara police station on August 22, 2022, below numerous sections of the Pakistan Penal Code, together with abetment, obstructing a public servant within the discharge of public features, disobedience to orders, punishment for wrongful restraint, and felony intimidation.
Along with Fawad, a number of different distinguished political figures, together with AML chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, PTI leaders, and over 1,000 unidentified people, have been additionally named within the FIR.
Fawad was dropped at an Islamabad district and classes courtroom in an armoured automobile below tight safety. He appeared in courtroom together with his face lined and in handcuffs, and his brother and spouse have been current as properly. Through the courtroom listening to, Fawad requested permission to satisfy his lawyer, which was granted.
The IPP chief’s brother and spouse, Hiba Chaudhry have been additionally current in courtroom, in line with Daybreak.
The police contended that Fawad had promised a job to a citizen named Zaheer throughout his tenure as a federal minister in alternate for a sum of 0.5 million however had not adopted by means of on the promise. When Zaheer requested for his cash, Fawad allegedly threatened him.
Fawad, however, acknowledged that he was a former federal minister and a serving Supreme Court docket lawyer, and he requested entry to a health care provider on account of well being points. He additionally commented on Zaheer’s absence from courtroom, describing him as “lazy.”
Following the arguments, the courtroom granted a two-day remand of the IPP chief to the police, Daybreak reported.

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