PTI challenges arrests of candidates in police crackdowns


Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has challenged the arrests of candidates in Punjab in the recent police crackdowns in Lahore and Islamabad ahead of elections.

The PTI challenged the arrest of candidates in the Lahore High Court (LHC) after the police crackdowns in Lahore and Islamabad.

A PTI leader Imtiaz Mehmood filed the petition to the Lahore High Court (LHC) via his counsels Fawad Chaudhry and Zafar Iqbal Advocate in which the Centre, Punjab government, DG FIA, IG Punjab and others were made parties.

The petition stated that the schedule of the Punjab elections had been issued on the directives of the Supreme Court (SC) and PTI candidates submitted their nominations across the province.