Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senator Azam Khan Swati has been shifted to Islamabad and taken into the police’s custody.
According to sources, the senator was brought to the capital via a special plane from Sukkur.
The development comes as Sindh Prosecutor General Faiz Shah informed the Sindh High Court (SHC) that Swati’s custody has been given to Islamabad Police after cases registered against the senator have been categorized as “C class”.
At the outset of the hearing, the prosecutor general of Sindh told SHC that Swati was booked in over 30 cases in the province and all were categorized as “C class”.
At this, Justice Karim Khan Agha lauded the Sindh government and IG Memon for resolving the “problem”. Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Sindh Police (IGP) Ghulam Nabi Memon apologized to the court for his comments during the previous appearance.
Subsequently, the court directed that no further FIR should be registered against Azam Swati in the case. The incarcerated PTI leader was arrested by the Sindh Police from Quetta last Saturday.
Earlier, Sindh High Court (SHC) barred the provincial police from arresting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Senator Azam Swati in cases registered against him.
Remember that The PTI leader was arrested for speaking against senior military officers. The senator has been arrested under Sections 500, 501, 505, and 109. He was also arrested under the same provisions the last month.