Former senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar has slammed the detention of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Parvez Elahi, saying that every one his issues will go away if he components methods together with his occasion after a “press convention”.
“The bail and arrest of Chaudhry Parvez Elahi for greater than 12 occasions is a mockery of court docket orders and is condemnable,” Kohkhar posted on X — the platform previously often known as Twitter, on Monday.
The previous parliamentarian stated that it’s a “truth” that if Elahi holds a “press convention immediately” during which he components methods with the PTI it’ll finish “his and all different individuals’s issues”.
“Herding politicians like sheep has by no means produced good outcomes previously and won’t produce good outcomes sooner or later,” Khokhar warned.
The previous senator‘s remarks got here minutes after Elahi — who had additionally served as Punjab chief minister — discovered himself embroiled in one more case, as a court docket authorised his transitory remand to Lahore after a request was moved by Punjab’s Anti-Corruption Institution (ACE).
After an anti-terrorism court docket (ATC) ordered to ship him to jail on judicial remand within the case pertaining to the assault on the Federal Judicial Complicated (FJC), the Punjab ACE stepped in in search of the senior politician’s remand in a brand new case filed in Lahore for misusing his energy and place to shuffle provincial paperwork.
In line with a primary info report (FIR), Elahi has been booked beneath part 5/2(d)47 of the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) for illicitly misusing his place and energy because the then-chief minister of Punjab and transferring Muhammad Khan Bhatti, make use of in a particular division of the Punjab Meeting, to a principal secretary.
ATC decide Abual Hasnat Zulqarnain authorised the Punjab ACE’s request to situation Elahi’s one-day transitory remand after reserving its verdict within the wake of arguments offered by the anti-graft division.