Saturday, October 1, 2022

Sedition case against Nawaz: Plaintiff turns out to be PTI local representative

Sedition case against Nawaz: Plaintiff turns out to be PTI local representative

LAHORE (92 News) – Badar Rasheed Khan, plaintiff in sedition case against former premier Nawaz Sharif and other leaders, turned out to be the worker of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) representatives on Tuesday.

According to the details garnered, Badar Rasheed Khan is an active local worker of PTI and used to attend different meetings with Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar.

It is pertinent to mention here that the Punjab Governor's House administration has denied any relation with Badar Rasheed Khan and showed detachment with the FIR against PML-N leaders.

The plaintiff has also criminal history. He is nominated in criminal cases including an attempt to murder, weapon possession, and interference in state matters. Rasheed is booked at Old Anarkali Police Station, Police Station Shahdara and PS Sharaqpur.

On Monday, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and other Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders were booked on treason charges.

The case was registered at the PS Shahdara on the complaint of a local citizen Badar Rasheed.

Maryam Nawaz, former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, former federal ministers Ahsan Iqbal, Pervez Rasheed, Khawaja and Rana Sanaullah were also named in the case.

Following the registration of the case, Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed extreme disappointment over FIR.