Published On: Wed, Sep 20th, 2023
Published in Category: Rawalpindi

Arrest of Sheikh Rashid:Court seeks reply from IG, CPO, DC

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RAWALPINDI: Lahore High Court Rawalpindi bench has sought reply from IG, CPO and Deputy Commissioner on the arrest of Sheikh Rashid.

The petition against the arrest of Sheikh Rashid Ahmad, his nephew and servant came up for hearing before Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan of Lahore High Court Rawalpindi bench Tuesday.

During the hearing of the case the counsel told the court Sheikh Rashid was arrested from his residence two days before and he has not been produced in any court so far. There is no case against the former interior minister in Punjab and Islamabad. This detention is illegal. this is not detention but it is kidnapping. Order be issued to present him in the court forthwith.

The court remarked let the reply come. Then we carry out proceedings.

The court issued notice to assistant advocate general too in connection with the case.

The court while seeking detailed reply on September 22 adjourned the hearing of the case.

Regarding arrest of Sheikh Rashid from private housing society, lawyer Sardar Razzaq has claimed Sajjad driver of former interior minister Sheikh Rashid has reached home on previous night. His motorcycle has also been found. However Sheikh Rashid, his nephew Sheikh Shakir and servant Sheikh Imran could not come to fore.