Fawad Chaudhry, the leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and a former federal minister, was detained by Islamabad police on Wednesday for “threatening members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
Omer Hamid Khan, the Secretary of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), filed a complaint against Chaudhary last night at the Kohsar police station in Islamabad.
He was the subject of a first information report (FIR) for using “threatening” language toward the ECP and its members.
The PTI leader has been charged with violating sections 153-A of the Pakistan Penal Code (second edition), 506 of the Criminal Intimidation Act, 505 of the Remarks Leading to Public Mischief Act, and 506 of the Criminal Intimidation Act.
According to the First Information Report (FIR), Fawad Chaudhry warned the ECP, its members, and their families in his speech outside Imran Khan’s residence in Lahore.