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Lahore court allows police to shift fawad chaudhry to islamabad after his medical examination

APP44-08 ISLAMABAD: February 08 – Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain addressing the book launching ceremony of " Imran Khan Aur Naya Pakistan" . APP photo by Irfan Mahmood

LAHORE: A local court in Lahore allowed the police to shift PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry to Islamabad after having his medical examination.

Lahore police presented Fawad Chaudhry in court after arresting him from his brother’s residence in Lahore.

Islamabad police have registered an FIR in Kohsar police station against Fawad Chaudhry for threatening the ECP members and their families with dire consequences.

Faisal Chaudhry, brother of Fawad told media that the former federal minister was “taken away” in four cars without number plates at 5:30am. Faisal said that the family was not aware of Fawad’s location at the time and the nature of the case.

Earlier, Lahore court ordered the medical examination of PTI leader on Wednesday morning when police presented him in the court to obtain his transitory remand.

The judicial magistrate adjourned the hearing asking police to take Fawad to Islamabad after medical examination.

Consequently, police took Fawad to Services Hospital in Lahore for medical check-up.

Islamabad police have registered an FIR against Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday night and Lahore police arrested PTI leader early Wednesday morning after he publicly threatened the ECP members with dire consequences and lambasted the government for planning to arrest Imran Khan.

Islamabad police have shared on Twitter that police have registered a case for threatening the ECP members and their family members. Secretary ECP lodged FIR against Fawad Chaudhry, police added.

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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