ISLAMABAD: Islamabad’s district and sessions court today approved further physical remand of Fawad Chaudhry of PTI on the request of Islamabad police.
District and Session Judge Tahir Mahmood announced the the verdict, allowing further physical remand of Fawad Chaudhry. Earlier, the Judge reserves the verdict while hearing this case on Saturday morning.
Islamabad police filed an appeal today before the district and session Judge against the decision of Judicial Magistrate Ahmed Raja who did not allow further physical remand of PTI leader.
Earlier, the district and sessions judge reserves the verdict in this case.
In their petition, Islamabad police demanded more physical remand and revocation of the magistrate’s order of judicial remand of PTI leader on Friday.
Islamabad police first got two days physical remand of PTI leader and then demanded extension in the remand, but the court rejected it and sent Fawad Chaudhry on judicial remand. Police challenged the decision with the district and sessions court and got further physical remand on Saturday.
Isamabad police have registered an FIR against Fawad on the complaint of secretary of the Election Commission of Pakistan Umar Hameed.
Earlier, 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.
Secretary ECP lodged an FIR against PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry.