SAHIWAL: Arifwala police have arrested a lawyer on charges of sharing through social media `blasphemous and hate content.’
Usman Farid Chishti faces proceedings under the PPC 295/C and other relevant laws for sharing a post having blasphemous content and hate material against security establishment and superior judiciary.
The FIR was registered on the complaint of Ijaz Ahmed, also a lawyer.
Arifwala Circle DSP Ghulam Muhammad confirmed the arrest of Chishti on the recommendations of a committee headed by Pakpattan DPO Ibadat Nisar.
Published in Dawn, August 3rd, 2019