PTI senior leader and party chairperson Imran Khan’s aide Shahbaz Gill has admitted to giving a declaration towards the Pakistan Army, which he stated was once in line with the party’s policy.
Gill made the confession during an interrogation, sources said. “I assume I did not give the statement in digression from the party’s policy,” he used to be said as saying in a police statement. “I gave the statement after contemplation.”
On August 9, the Islamabad police officers arrested Shahbaz Gill for “inciting the public in opposition to state institutions”, in accordance to the spokesman of the Islamabad police.
On August 10, a court in Islamabad granted a two-day physical remand of the PTI leader to the federal capital’s police. The Islamabad police had sought a 14-day remand. Speaking to the media earlier than his court appearance, Gill said that he was no longer “ashamed” of his statements.
A case under treason laws has been registered against the PTI leader in Kohsar police station with the city magistrate as the complainant. The Kohsar police would produce him in court today [Friday] after the investigation.
Police stated the inquiry involving at whose behest Shahbaz Gill gave the statement is underway.
Police additionally stated that the smartphone recovered from Gill used to be a dummy set. His smartphone was once taken away by using his driver while he was being arrested, stated police.
Tweets are consistently coming from Gill’s personal cell phone, stated police, including that they are trying to locate out who is using the cellphone with Gill’s Twitter handle.
Sources stated that the person tweeting from Shahbaz Gill’s telephone is the accomplice of the accused.
Police arrest wife of Gill’s driver
On August 11, Police took the wife of Shahbaz Gill’s driver in custody after they raided the latter’s residence to recover the PTI leader’s cellular phone for investigation in the sedition case.
According to the Islamabad Police, when they raided the house of Gill’s assistant Izhar, he had already fled away, however, they took his spouse and a relative into custody.
A case has been filed towards the duo at the Aabpara Police Station for creating hurdles in official work.