PTI’s Farrukh Habib booked for ‘attacking law enforcers’

Published January 27, 2023
<p>PTI leader Farrukh Habib confronts law enforcers near Kala Shah Kaku as they take Fawad Chaudhry to Islamabad on Wednesday. — Screengrab</p>

PTI leader Farrukh Habib confronts law enforcers near Kala Shah Kaku as they take Fawad Chaudhry to Islamabad on Wednesday. — Screengrab

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LAHORE: The Punjab police on Thursday night registered a case against PTI leader Farrukh Habib and some party workers for allegedly attacking law enforcement personnel to get Fawad Chaudhry released and under robbery charges.

The FIR was lodged on the complaint of Islamabad police official Adeel Shaukat with the Ferozewala police station in Sheikhupura under Sections 148, 149, 186, 225, 341, 353 and 395 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

It alleged Mr Habib and other armed suspects attacked police officers near Kala Shah Kaku when they were taking PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry to Islamabad.

The complaint said Mr Habib committed an offence by “interfering in official affairs” and “tearing uniforms of policemen”.

He further stated the PTI leader and his accomplices tried to snatch government weapons and vehicle.

Published in Dawn, January 27th, 2023

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