Court sends Elahi on two-day physical remand


An anti-terrorism courtroom passed over former Punjab leader minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Chaudhry Pervez Elahi to the Islamabad Police for a two-day physical remand on Wednesday.

The ATC directed the police to supply Elahi sooner than the courtroom on September 8, 2023.

Earlier, Elahi had refused to depart with the police when the ATC in Islamabad reserved its determination on the police’s request for a 15-day physical remand.

Duty pass judgement on Shahrukh Arjumand heard the plea because the ATC pass judgement on used to be on go away.

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The former CM is accused of sending rioters to Islamabad to vandalise a judicial advanced but even so offering automobiles and batons for a similar, mentioned the police, including that physical remand used to be being sought to query Elahi about unidentified criminals and get well automobiles.

The defence suggest countered the police’s request and termed it “ridiculous”. The suggest knowledgeable the courtroom that Elahi used to be acquitted in two instances in Gujranwala however arrested straight away after liberate. Elahi is being subjected to political victimization, he maintained.

The suggest additional apprised the courtroom that Elahi is in poor health and is affected by again issues.

Elahi said sooner than the courtroom that he fears arrest by means of the responsibility courtroom as soon as he leaves the ATC premises. “A certain SP sahab came to me last night and said I will be arrested in a 17-year-old NAB case.”

Before the verdict used to be introduced, Elahi refused to depart with the police insisting that he would take a seat within the court until the pass judgement on issued directives.

When a police officer mentioned “Sir, sahab has ordered we take you outside,” Elahi repeated that he would agree to courtroom orders and requested which “sahab” had given those orders.

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Contempt of courtroom

Meanwhile, Elahi’s suggest approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) towards his arrest regardless of the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) orders for his liberate.

A contempt of courtroom petition used to be filed towards the Islamabad IG and deputy commissioner on this regard.

Elahi’s suggest Sardar Abdul Razzaq indexed SSP operations, Shalimar Police Station SHO and others as respondents within the plea, which moved the courtroom to begin contempt of courtroom complaints towards the related officials but even so issuing directives for departmental motion towards them.

The PTI president used to be arrested hours after his liberate from NAB custody on September 1, 2023, after the LHC had explicitly limited the government from arresting him previous that very same day.

The September 1 order used to be a reiteriation of equivalent orders issued by means of the top courtroom on July 13, 2023.

Elahi has been arrested and detained many times since May 9 riots.

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