Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Senator Saifullah Nyazee and PTI leader Hamid Zaman were arrested on Friday by the Federal Investigation Agency from Islamabad and Lahore.
Saifullah Nyazee has been arrested from outside the gate of the Parliament. The cause behind the arrest is said to be the website launched by the PTI leader for fundraising.
On the other hand, FIA arrested PTI leader Hamid Zaman in a case pertaining to prohibited funding case. The investigation agency has registered a case against PTI leader and trustee of Insaf trust, Hamid Zaman, over prohibited funding. The PTI leader was arrested from his office on Waris Road in Lahore.
Hamid Zaman had contested elections from Shahdara Bagh, Islamabad on PTI ticket. He is also the Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association Punjab North Zone.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders Asad Umar, Fawad Chaudhry and others have alleged that Saifullah has been ‘picked’ from the Senate premises.
The former information minister Fawad Chaudhry urged Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani to take notice of the matter. PTI Secretary General Asad Umar claimed that Senator Nyazee was “picked up” from the premises of the Senate.
The former minister claimed that the “worst kind of fascism” was happening in the country. PTI leader Iftikhar Durrani, who was a special assistant when Imran Khan was the prime minister, claimed that the senator was ”kidnapped”.