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Dost Mazari arrested by Punjab ACE in a land encroachment case

Dost Mazari was arrested within the confines of the hospital when he visited his ailing grandfather

Dost Mazari has been arrested by Punjab ACE in a land encroachment case in Lahore!

As reported, former Deputy Speaker of Punjab Assembly Dost Mazari was taken into custody on Saturday by Anti-Corruption Establishment Punjab.

Dost Mazari was visiting his ailing grandfather, Mir Balakh Sher Mazari, the former caretaker PM when he was arrested within the confines of the hospital.

Reports suggest that Dost Mazari has been arrested in a case related to 40,000 acres of an alleged land grabbing case, adding that he had been issued notices twice but he did not appear before the investigators.

His cousin Shabab Mazari confirming the arrest said that the disgruntled PTI MPA was arrested when he was visiting his ailing grandfatherBalakh Sher Mazari at a private hospital in Lahore.

PTI’s dissident Member of the National Assembly Sardar Riaz Mehmood Khan Mazari told the news channel that his father Balakh Sher Mazari has been unwell for 15 days and Dost Muhammad Mazari came to visit him at the hospital.”

According to the MNA, ACE officials came to arrest Mazari at the hospital without any warrant or first information report (FIR).

“Dost Mazari is being targeted in political vengeance,” Riaz Mazari added.

Dost Muhammad Mazari is a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s defected MPA who was later forced out of the post of deputy speaker by his party through a no-confidence motion.

 

 

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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