ISLAMABAD: Sheikh Rashid Shafiq, nephew of Sheikh Rashid, filed a petition for contempt of court after the arrest of his uncle.
A case of contempt of court was filed against the Islamabad Police in the Islamabad High Court.
The petition stated, “The court had suspended the police summons notice for Sheikh Rashid, yet a case was still registered against him despite the court order.”
Sheikh Rashid Arrest
The former Interior Minister and leader of the Awami Muslim League (AML), Sheikh Rashid, was arrested late at night from his residence.
Rashid Shafique, Rashid’s nephew, confirmed the detention of his uncle.
An First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against Sheikh Rashid at the Aabpara police station.
According to the FIR, “Sheikh Rashid is deemed a danger to Asif Ali Zardari and his family. He made a claim on a TV channel that Zardari has hired the services of terrorists.”
The statement made by Sheikh Rashid is believed to be part of a pre-planned conspiracy.
Following the arrest of the AML chairman, supporters of the PTI gathered at the polyclinic, causing difficulties for the police.
According to confidential sources, the attending physicians conducted a medical examination of Sheikh Rashid, including checking his blood pressure, pulse rate, sugar levels, and heart rate.
The sources reported that the doctors declared Sheikh Rashid’s health to be satisfactory and that his medical report has been given to the police.
Sheikh Rashid Media Talk
Sheikh Rashid, a political figure, made a statement outside a polyclinic in which he criticized the government.
He claimed that the government would be abolished and that his servants were beaten during his arrest. He did not specify which political party was in power at the time, but indicated that it was either Bhutto’s or Nawaz Sharif’s.
In a media statement, Sheikh Rashid declared, “We will fight our final battle to save Pakistan.
Sheikh Rashid stated, “Opponents of Imran Khan plan to assassinate him with the assistance of terrorists and Asif Ali Zardari is involved in the scheme.
Rashid also criticized the Prime Minister, saying “Shame on you, Shehbaz Sharif.”
Rashid claimed that after the “Riyast-e-Madina,” they stand with Imran Khan.
Condemnations Against Rashid’s Arrest
Senator and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said, “I condemn the illegal arrest of Sheikh Rasheed.”
He said, “Haqeeqi Azaadi is the only way to free ourselves from this corrupt mafia.”
Ali Zaidi said, “Condemn in the strongest words the arrest of Sheikh Rasheed,” adding, “Country is facing a new wave of terror attacks & the economy is in a deep hole.”
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