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Fawad Chaudhry sent in a two-day physical police remand

The Islamabad Police had sought an eight-day physical remand of the PTI leader, however, the court did not approve their request

Fawad Chaudhry has been sent in two-day physical police remand!

The development comes on Wednesday night when the Islamabad district and sessions court granted police two-day physical remand of PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry who was taken into custody from Lahore earlier in the day.

As reported, the investigating officer had sought eight-day physical remand of the former minister, however, the request was rejected.

Duty Magistrate Naveed Khan announced the reserved verdict and adjourned the hearing till January 27 (Friday).

The court has directed the authorities to present the PTI leader on January 27.

Fawad Chadudry was taken to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) by the police, where he underwent a medical checkup and was declared fit.

The PTI leader was arrested from his Lahore residence in the wee hours of Wednesday on charges of publicly “threatening” the members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and their families in a media talk a day earlier.

The police shifted the ex-information minister to Islamabad after obtaining transitional remand from a court in Lahore.

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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