Physical Remand Approved, Court Hands Over Fawad Chaudhary to Police - Capital TV

June 4, 2023


Physical Remand Approved, Court Hands Over Fawad Chaudhary to Police

Anum Razzaque

ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Magistrate of the Federal Capital handed over the leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Fawad Chaudhary, to the police for two days of physical remand.

Fawad Chaudhary was arrested by the Islamabad Police at his residence in Lahore for using inappropriate language against the Chief of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

Hence,The court announced its reserved decision at 9:20 PM and granted the police’s request, granting them two days of physical custody of the PTI leader.

LHC Dismiss Petition

Yesterday, on the petition of PTI’s leader counsel, the Lahore High Court (LHC) ordered the police to produce Fawad Chaudhary and also summoned the Inspector General of Punjab and Islamabad to appear in court.

However, the court disposed of the bail petition for Fawad Chaudhary and dismissed the case.

The Police presented Fawad Chaudhary to the Judicial Magistrate of Islamabad and requested two days of physical custody.

PTI Leader Farrukh Habib stated that the Lahore High Court (LHC) did not hear Fawad Chaudhary’s petition and that the police had forcibly brought him to Islamabad.

He requested the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take notice of the matter.

The Case Against Fawad Chaudhary

In a media talk, Chaudhary stated that the chief election commissioner is a “Clark” and that he signs papers on the orders of the PDM government.

He made these comments when he was talking about the appointment of the chief minister of Punjab, Mohsin Raza Naqvi.

First Information Report

However, The First Information Report (FIR) against Fawad Chaudhary, has been registered by the Secretary of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for making derogatory remarks against the ECP.

The FIR Registered invokes sections 153-A (promotion of enmity between groups), 506 (criminal intimidation), 505 (statement conducing to public mischief), and 124-A (sedition) of the Pakistan Penal Code at Islamabad’s Kohsar Police Station.

Islamabad Police said, “A case was registered against PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry on the request of the constitutional body.”

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