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Fawad Chaudhry Remanded in Two-Day Police Custody

Court grants 2-day remand for former PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry.

After police raided Fawad’s Islamabad home on Saturday, he was taken to an undisclosed location.

According to the former minister’s family, “officials in plainclothes abducted him from his house in Islamabad when he was having breakfast.”

The first information report states that Fawad was detained in relation to a case that was filed at the Aabpara police station on August 22, 2022, under sections 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), 186 (obstructing public servant in the discharge of public functions), 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), and 109 (punishment of abetment if the Act abetted committed in consequence and where no express provision is made for its punishment).

Along with Fawad, the FIR named over a thousand unknown people, according to the least recent news of the day. PTI leaders Murad Saeed, Asad Umer, Faisal Javaid Khan, Raja Khurram Nawaz, Ali Nawaz Khan, Faisal Vawda, Shahzad Wasim, Sadaqat Ali Abbasi, Shibli Faraz, Saifullah Khan Niazi, Fiazul Hassan Chohan, Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Asad Qaiser, Zahir Abbas Khokhar, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, and AML chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed were also included in the complaint.

Fawad was driven in an armored car to an Islamabad district and sessions court today under tight security. Considering the headlines of today’s news In television footage, the former minister was seen with a cloth covering his face and handcuffs on.

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Along with Fawad, the FIR named over a thousand unknown people, according to the latest news of the day. PTI leaders Murad Saeed, Asad Umer, Faisal Javaid Khan, Raja Khurram Nawaz, Ali Nawaz Khan, Faisal Vawda, Shahzad Wasim, Sadaqat Ali Abbasi, Shibli Faraz, Saifullah Khan Niazi, Fiazul Hassan Chohan, Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Asad Qaiser, Zahir Abbas Khokhar, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, and AML chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed were also included in the complaint.

Fawad was driven in an armored car to an Islamabad district and sessions court today under tight security. According to today’s news headlines In television footage, the former minister was seen with a cloth covering his face and handcuffs on.

Hiba Chaudhry, the wife of the IPP leader, and her brother were also in court.

Fawad asked Duty Magistrate Abbas Shah for permission to see his attorney at the beginning of the hearing, and the request was granted.

The police read the FIR aloud in court during the hearing, arguing that Fawad was detained in response to a citizen named Zaheer’s complaint.

According to the investigating officer, Fawad never hired Zaheer despite having promised him a job in exchange for 0.5 million during his time as the federal minister. According to latest breaking news “Fawad threatened the complainant when he asked for his money,” he continued.

Fawad, for his part, introduced himself to the judge as a practicing Supreme Court attorney and a former federal minister. In addition, he asked to see a doctor, claiming health problems.

He went on, “The guy named Zaheer is so indolent that he could not even make it to court.”

The court gave police a two-day remand of the former minister after hearing the arguments.

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