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Islamabad court gives one-day transit remand of sheikh rasheed to murree police

Pic02-004 ISLAMABAD-Feb02: Police officials escort the Chief of Awami Muslim League (AML) and former Interior Minister Shiekh Rashid leaving arrives additional and sessions court after attend hearing in Federal Capital, As Court sends Sheikh Rashid on two-day physical remand. ONLINE PHOTO by Waseem Khan

ISLAMABAD: A local court in Islamabad today granted one-day transit remand of Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad for manhandling a police official during his arrest.

Murree police took Sheikh Rasheed into its custody soon after getting one-day transitory remand of Awami Muslim League leader.

The court, nonetheless, directed the Murree police to produce Sheikh Rasheed in court on Thursday around 2 pm.

Islamabad police arrested Sheikh Rashid last week from Murree Road. Police nabbed him on the charges of blaming Asif Ali Zardari, former president and co-chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party for hatching a murder plan of PTI Chairman Imran Khan.

Meanwhile, Murree police also registered a case against AML leader for manhandling a police official at the time of his arrest.

Talking to media persons at the District Court in F-8 Markaz in Islamabad on Wednesday, Sheikh Rasheed said that attempts were being made to alter his political loyalty.

He, however, asserted that he will not change his political allegiances.

More to follow………..

Javed Mahmood
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I am an experienced writer, analyst, and author. My exposure in English journalism spans more than 28 years. In the past, I have been working with daily The Muslim (Lahore Bureau), daily Business Recorder (Lahore/Islamabad Bureaus), Daily Times, Islamabad, daily The Nation (Lahore and Karachi). With daily The Nation, I have served as Resident Editor, Karachi. Since 2009, I have been working as a Freelance Writer/Editor for American organizations.

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