• Thu. May 25th, 2023

IHC seeks interior ministry reply on Qureshi’s arrest

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday sought a reply from the Interior Ministry on the arrest of PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi. The petition, seeking details of cases against Shah Mahmood Qureshi, came up for hearing before a single bench of IHC, led by Chief Justice (CJ) Aamer Farooq here Wednesday. The Islamabad Police told the court that two cases against Shah Mahmood Qureshi had been registered in Islamabad and six old cases also stood against him. “But it is not known where he is and in what case he has been arrested.” The court issued a notice to Interior Ministry, directing it to inform the court in which case Shah Mahmood Qureshi was arrested. Additional Attorney General (AAG) told the court that Shah Mahmood Qureshi was arrested under 3 MPO orders of the deputy commissioner. He is now imprisoned in Adiala Jail. The court, while directing to resort to respective forum, wrapped up the petition. The Islamabad Police filed record pertaining to 7 cases against Asad Qaisar in high court. Counsel Babar Awan raised an objection to incomplete record and the court issued an order to file a report of other cases till tomorrow.

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