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Senior Vice President of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Fawad Chaudhry, has been sent to physical remand for two days by a local court in Islamabad in connection with a sedition case. Earlier in the day, a district and sessions court accepted the Islamabad Police’s petition to overturn a decision sending the former minister on judicial remand and rejecting Fawad’s request to have him released from the sedition case. Judicial Magistrate Waqas Ahmed Raja instead announced the verdict. The judicial magistrate ordered the Islamabad Police to bring the former federal information minister before his court on Monday (January 30), after his…

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In a case involving the use of “threatening language” against members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry, the court of district and sessions judge on Friday reserved its decision on the issue of extending his physical detention. Visuals from court when Fawad Chaudhry appeared in court. A massive crowd of supporters gathered in front of the court to express solidarity with Fawad Chaudhry. Under tight security, Fawad Chaudhry was brought before Waqas Raja, a judicial magistrate. The prosecutor requested an extension in physical remand at the beginning of the hearing because the…

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Late on Wednesday night in Islamabad, a district and sessions court approved the two-day physical remand of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senior Vice-President Fawad Chaudhry in a sedition case. The court rejected the Islamabad Police’s request for an eight-day physical remand of the PTI leader and instead ordered the authorities to produce the PTI leader on January 27. The former federal minister of information was moved to the Counter-Terrorism Department’s (CTD) complex in Sector H-11 as per the directive by the capital’s police. While the decision was being considered, the police also transported Fawad to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences…

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Imran Khan, the chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), received one last warning from a banking court on Saturday for appearing in the court’s upcoming hearing on January 31. Judge Rukhshanda Shaheen of the Islamabad Banking Court noted Imran’s absence from the case’s most recent hearing in a ruling. Imran had been shot in both legs, according to Imran’s attorney, who had asked for a personal appearance exemption. Imran has been given a one-day exemption, but the judge warned him to be in court at the following hearing on January 31 or else. Failure to do so carried a warning for…

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