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PTI warns of countrywide protests against Fawad Chaudhry’s arrest

Fawad Chaudhry’s incarceration for allegedly pressuring poll authorities elicited a harsh reaction from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Hammad Azhar.

In a statement, Mr. Azhar threatened the government with widespread protests if the whereabouts of the PTI stalwart were not revealed. 

He further stated He will seek the court to get Mr. Chaudhry’s detention lifted.

He stated:

“Fawad Chaudhry was detained in a way as he is a terrorist.” 

Fawad Chaudhry arrested from his Lahore residence over ‘provocative’ statement

According to Farrukh Habib:

Lahore police detained PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry early on Wednesday morning after he openly criticised the government for wanting to detain Imran Khan.

This astounding development has been confirmed by the police. 

At the Kohsar police station in Islamabad:

Authorities lodged a case against Fawad Chaudhary late Friday night.

Umar Hameed, the secretary of the Election Commission, filed a police report (FIR) against Fawad Chaudhry for threatening the ECP and its participants.

According to the FIR:

Fawad threatened the Election Commission, its members, and their families in a speech he gave outside Imran Khan’s residence in Lahore.

Several PTI workers have gathered outside Imran Khan’s Zaman Park mansion, fearing his arrest in the aftermath of Fawad Chaudhary.

Fawad Chaudhry presented before Lahore court

Furthermore,

PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry was presented before a court by the Islamabad Police.

In order to seek a transitory remand to transfer the former federal minister to the federal capital. 

Pavan Manzoor
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Pavan Manzoor is an experienced content writer , editor and social media handler along with a track record of youth-oriented activities in Pakistan and abroad. She was selected as a fully-funded delegate as a leadership fellow in Turkey. She also led a team of 5 volunteers at the week-long Young Professionals Fellowship in Maldives. She is also a member of the Youth Standing Committee on Higher Education.

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