A district court in Islamabad sent Awami Muslim League (AML) chief and former federal minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on judicial remand for 14 days.
AML Chief Sheikh Rasheed, who is a close aide of PTI chairman Imran Khan, was presented before the court of Judicial Magistrate Umar Shabbir after his two-day physical remand.
In today’s hearing police requested an extension of 5 days more physical remand that was turned down by the judicial magistrate and the AML chief was sent to Adiala jail on 14-day judicial remand.
Today’s hearing informed the court that voice-matching tests of AWML Chief Rasheed had been done and the photogrammetry test was left. Police requested an extension of 5 days more physical remand that was turned down by the judicial magistrate
The interior minister complained that the police kept him tied to a chair for 3 hours. He pleaded with the court to order the authorities to take him to a hospital for a bandage. “There is blood on my hand, court should send me to a hospital for a bandage.”
On which the court ordered to uncuff the former interior minister.
The AML chief also urged the sessions court to grant him Rangers’ security due to assassination threats. Police requested an extension of 5 days more physical remand that was turned down by the judicial magistrate and the AML chief was sent to Adiala jail on 14-day judicial remand.
Sheikh Rasheed Arrest
Remember that Former Federal Interior Minister and Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed was taken into custody by Punjab police in Rawalpindi in the early hours of Thursday.
His Nephew Rashid Shafiq said that a heavy contingent of Police along with black vigo reached the residence of AML chief Sheikh Rashid located in a private housing society of Rawalpindi and arrested him. He also alleged that police have not informed the family in which case Sheikh Rashid has been taken into custody.
It is to be pertinent here that Sheikh Rasheed is booked under three sections — 120B (criminal conspiracy), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups), and 505 (statements conducing to public mischief).
Sheikh Rasheed Arrested over baseless allegations against PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari.
According to the Police officials, a bottle of liquor and a weapon has been recovered from Sheikh Rashid’s possession. Police claimed that Sheikh Rasheed has been arrested in a state of intoxication.
After his arrest, Police Shifted Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed to Abpara Police Station Islamabad.
Sources said that PPP’s Rawalpindi Division President Raja Inayat-ur-Rehman had filed a case against the former federal minister in Islamabad’s Aabpara police station for the baseless allegations at former president Asif Ali Zardari for making a plan to assassinate Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan.