A case has been filed against Shahbaz Gill at Kohsar Police Station over his seditious comments on a TV show.
ISLAMABAD: PTI leader Shahbaz Gill, who was arrested on charges of sedition and inciting the general public against the state institutions, was produced before an Islamabad court today.
A case has been filed against the PTI leader at the Kohsar police headquarters on behalf of the state over his seditious comments on a TV show.
According to details, the FIR was registered at Magistrate Ghulam Murtaza Chandio`s complaint under sections 34 (common intention), 109 (abetment), 120 (concealing design to commit offence punishable with imprisonment), 121 (waging war against state), 124-A (sedition), 131 (abetting mutiny, or try and seduce a soldier, sailor or airman from his duty), 153 (provoking to cause riot), 153-A (promoting enmity between different groups), 505 (statement conducing to public mischief), and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Pakistan legal code .
Gill was taken into custody by Islamabad Police on Tuesday from Banigala chowk, triggering a robust reaction from the PTI leadership who termed the arrest as “abduction”.
Addressing a news conference on Tuesday flanked by Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb, Interior Minister Ranaulah said that the comments were consistent with a script prepared under the supervision of PTI Chairperson Imran Khan which was carried forward by former information minister Fawad Chaudhry and Gill.
The conspiracy was aimed toward creating rifts between ranks of the state institution, the inside minister said, adding that Gill has been arrested on account of sedition charges consistent with the law.
It has become pretty obvious that IK wants to divide the nation by giving air to provocative statements, he had said.
Gill denies charges
Speaking to the media before appearing in court, Gill told journalists he was not ashamed of the testimony he gave on a private television network. .] My comment was from someone who loves his army,” said the prime minister’s former special adviser.
The PTI leader said he was not trying to incite anyone but was only pointing out bureaucrats involved in “wrongdoing”.
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