Journalist and anchorperson Imran Riaz arrested by federal investigation authority (FIA) in Lahore, his lawyer Mian Ali Ashfaq confirmed his arrest and said that his client is directly taken into custody of FIA from Allama Iqbal International airport by FIA cybercrime’s wing.
The lawyer told media that details of case is not yet disclosed, adding that it is totally an illegal arrest and he did not have any case against him. We are working on it and filed a case against this illegal arrest. PTI official twitter account shared the video of journalist in FIA cybercrime department.
The General Secretary of PTI said that this is a brutal act by imported government, while journalist and politicians of the country are in jail, the terrorists are moving freely in country. The imported government does not have any guts to fight with increasing terrorism in country.
Imran Riaz was also arrested in July last year under the sedition case and then released by Lahore high court on bail.
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FIA continuous raiding politician’s houses
The federal investigation authority (FIA) also raided the house of Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad and Islamabad high court arrested him today from Islamabad. Yesterday police in Gujrat raided the house of Ex CM Punjab Pervez Elahi.
The former CM confirmed that raid and told media that police barged into living place by using a ladder and harassed the employees working in house. The police detained the security guards and searched the whole house. The police yet not confirmed the raid.
The ex-CM told media that they have not got any notification of raid and going to file a case against this brutal raid and harassment of their employees. Punjab’s anti-corruption wing also registered a case against CM’s principal secretary Muhammad Khan Bhatti for taking bribes.
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According to FIR registered by Anti-Corruption department, Bhatti is accused of taking 460 million of bribe from different officials. The Anti-corruption department started searching for principal secretary to arrest him in bribery case.