ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s aide on Accountability and Inside Shahzad Akbar on Thursday mentioned Member of Punjab Meeting Nazir Chohan ran a “faux marketing campaign” in opposition to him and put his household’s lives “at risk”.
Chohan “falsely accused” him after which “continued to voice his claims brazenly”.
“I lodged a grievance to the police and Federal Investigation Company (FIA) as a typical citizen,” mentioned Akbar.
“Chohan was arrested as a consequence of allegations proving true in opposition to him throughout investigations, and I hope that I’ll get justice,” he added.
Akbar mentioned that if each citizen stands up for his or her rights, “all of the extremist components in society can be defeated”.
Chohan remanded into FIA custody
In the meantime, Chohan was handed over to the FIA on a two-day bodily remand.
Earlier, the FIA crew produced the MPA earlier than Judicial Justice of the Peace Yousaf Abdur Rehman at a Lahore district court docket.
The FIA submitted that the MPA was arrested in reference to a case registered below cyber legal guidelines. They requested the court docket to grant bodily remand of the MPA for investigation.
The court docket accepted the request and directed the officers to supply the MPA on expiry of his judicial remand on July 31.
A case was registered in opposition to the MPA on the grievance of Akbar below Sections 11 and 20 of the Prevention of Digital Crimes Act (PECA) and browse with Sections 298, 500, 505(C), 506 of the Pakistan Penal Code and Part 29 of the Telegraph Act.
Again-to-back arrests in two days
Chohan was arrested by the FIA on Wednesday, for the second time in two days.
A day earlier he was taken into custody by Lahore police in one other case filed by Akbar. He was later launched on bail the identical day.
FIR in opposition to Chohan
A primary data report (FIR), which had been registered on Might 29, acknowledged that given Akbar’s work in regard to “guarantee accountability”, such allegations which introduced Akbar’s non secular beliefs into query, had been levelled by Chohan.
“The mentioned offence has been dedicated to trigger harm to the fame, physique, property and thoughts of the applicant and trigger hatred in public at giant in the direction of the applicant which has endangered the lifetime of the applicant,” learn the FIR.
Akbar’s grievance adopted an announcement allegedly made by Chohan on tv, a clip of which had gone viral on social media.