ISLAMABAD: Police on Thursday raided the residence of Shahbaz Gill’s driver to recuperate the PTI chief’s cell phone to probe the sedition case filed towards him.
Islamabad Police stated that by the point they raided Gill’s assistant Izhar’s house he had fled however they took his spouse and a relative into custody.
“The raid was carried out to recuperate Shahbaz Gill’s cell phone as he informed police that he gave his system to the driving force throughout arrest on Tuesday,” the police stated, including that Izhar’s spouse and brother-in-law attacked the personnel of regulation enforcement company and teared their uniform.
A case has been filed towards the duo on the Aabpara Police Station for creating hurdles in official work.
The event got here a day after a court docket granted two-day bodily remand of Gill to the Islamabad Police. The PTI chief was arrested over his anti-state remarks and a case was filed on the state’s behalf.
He can be offered earlier than the court docket on Friday. The police had sought a 14-day remand, pleading that they need to recuperate his cell phone and examine him additional.
‘Fascist unlawful abductions’
In the meantime, PTI Chairman Imran Khan strongly condemned the raid on Izhar’s residence and termed his spouse’s arrest as “fascist unlawful abductions”.
“I need to ask our authorized neighborhood are there no basic rights anymore?”
The PTI chairman stated that the “imported authorities of the cabal of crooks” introduced via overseas backed regime change is utilizing worry and terror in media and other people to realize acceptance after being routed in Punjab elections.
“However all they’re succeeding in doing is additional destabilising the nation. The one resolution is honest and free elections.”