SHC issues notices over petition against arrest of PTI’s Zaidi



Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday issued notices to Sindh Home Department, I.G. Sindh and others over a plea against arrest of PTI Sindh president Ali Zaidi.

The high court summoned reply from the respondents within two weeks. Petitioner Yasmeen Zaidi, Ali Zaidi’s wife, pleaded to the high court to order the provincial government and the Sindh Police to release Ali Zaidi.“Ali Zaidi was illegally detained on May 09”, according to the petition.

“The constitution of Pakistan allows right to peaceful protest to each citizen of the country”, according to the petition. Sindh Home Department, I.G. Sindh Police and others have made party in the petition.Police arrested several Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders including PTI Sindh president Ali Zaidi who were protesting against arrest of PTI chairman Imran Khan at Shahrah-e-Faisal Karachi.

Protests erupted in several cities of the country after Imran Khan was arrested in the Al-Qadir Trust case. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) announced protests across the country following the arrest of its chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan.