A local court on Wednesday extended judicial remand of PML-N MNA Javed Latif for seven days.
Though the prison officials did not produce the PML-N leader in the court on Wednesday, the prosecutor informed the court that the jail authorities decided against production of Javed Latif in court owing to the corona SOPs.
Upon which Judicial Magistrate Sabir Hussain Dar extended judicial remand of the PML-N leader for seven days and ordered his production in the court on June 2.
The PML-N workers were gathered at Model Town court complex for hearing of the case against Javed Latif and staged a protest, chanting slogans against the government and for release of the party leader.
The party workers also burnt tyres in the protest.
Police took PML-N MNA Javed Latif into custody on April 27 after a sessions court dismissed his bail in a case pertaining to allegedly defaming state institutions.