- An FIR has been filed against Farrukh Habib.
- Multiple sections including that of robbery are included in the FIR.
- Farrukh told police LHC summoned Fawad Chaudhry.
A case has been lodged against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Farrukh Habib in Sheikhupura for interfering in official affairs, Geo News reported on Friday.
A first information report (FIR) was filed against him late at night at the Ferozewala police station by federal police officer Adeel Shaukat. Habib has been charged under sections 148, 149, 186, 225, 341, 353, and 395 of the Pakistan Penal Code, including that of robbery.
The FIR states that while PTI Senior Vice-President Fawad Chaudhry was being transported to Islamabad, a group of individuals led by Habib blocked the way by parking vehicles at the entry points at the Kala Shah Kaku Toll Plaza and attempted to get Chaudhry freed.
During the altercation with police, the group allegedly tore the uniforms of the officers and snatched a wireless set from them.
The FIR recommends that strict legal action be taken against Habib and his accomplices involved in interfering with official affairs.
It is important to note that Farrukh Habib pursued the police van transporting Fawad Chaudhry to Islamabad and attempted to halt their vehicles at the Lahore Toll Plaza.
A heated exchange of words occurred between him and the police officers. Throughout the incident, Habib repeatedly stated, “The Lahore High Court summoned Fawad Chaudhry. We will not allow the violation of judicial orders.”
Additionally, Habib positioned himself in front of the vehicles of the security agencies at the Lahore Toll Plaza and threatened that the vehicles would have to drive over him if they wished to proceed to Islamabad along with Chaudhry.
As per details, the Islamabad Police earlier in the day had shifted Fawad to the Services Hospital in Lahore for a medical check-up. Later, they left for Islamabad despite the court’s order to present him before it by 2:00pm.
In the videos shared on social media, the PTI leader and workers can be seen blocking the road and standing in front of a police vehicle in order to stop it from moving ahead.
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