Police arrests PML-N leader Captain Safdar

Captain Safdar Lahore hate speech provocative speech FIR Islampura police station
22 Oct, 2019 9:20 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Police arrested Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Captain Safdar in Lahore over hate speech against state institution on late Monday night.

According to the reports, Capt Safdar was taken into custody from Ravi Tool Plaza. Capt Safdar was arrested for allegedly delivering a provocative speech.

It was reported that Car Safdar delivered a provocative speech on appearance of Maryam Nawaz on accountability court and the police registered a case against him on October 13.

Capt Safdar was arrested soon after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted to Lahore’s Services Hospital after his platelet level in his blood dropped critically low.

Meanwhile, he will be presented before anti-terrorism court (ATC) today.

On October 12, a Lahore sessions court approved Safdar’s interim bail till October 26 in a case regarding interference in public matters and misbehavior with the police.

Police said a case was lodged against the PML-N leader under Section 124A after October 11 for hate-speech against state institutions.

Earlier, Nawaz Sharif, who is currently in the custody of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), was shifted to Services Hospital for medical check-up after his condition against deteriorated on Monday night.

After the news, several PML-N workers reached outside the NAB office and blocked the road by burning tyres. They chanted slogans against the government and demanded immediately shifting of Nawaz Sharif to hospital.

PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif also reached outside NAB office.

Addressing the workers, Shehbaz Sharif said that they will hold Imran Khan responsible if anything happened to Nawaz Sharif. “The narrow-minded rulers are doing lawlessness,” he said.

Dr Adnan, Nawaz Sharif’s personal physician, has expressed concern over the condition of Nawaz Sharif. He said that Nawaz Sharif’s platelets had reduced to alarming level.

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