Sheikh Rashid Arrested from Rawalpindi:According to Sheikh Rashid’s counsel, Sardar Abdul Razzak Khan, Sheikh Rashid was arrested on Sunday evening at his home in Rawalpindi, where he is a senior member of the Awami Muslim League and a PTI ally. Khan say that the arrest was make by people in plainclothes. And that the former interior minister had been transferr to a secret location.
Khan also disclosed the arrests of Sheikh Imran, a domestic worker, and Sheikh Shakir, Sheikh Rashid’s nephew. The AML leader’s nephew, Sheikh Rashid Shafiq, said in a different video message. That Punjab police had detained his uncle in Rawalpindi’s Bahria Town Phase III and that they now don’t know where he is.
He stress that “Sheikh Rashid is not want in any case” according to official statements made to the high courts by both the Punjab and Islamabad police.
The higher courts were urge by Sheikh Rashid Shafiq to take note of the detention and locate his uncle. He emphasized their steadfast adherence to political ideals and promised to pursue legal action.
The PTI vehemently condemned Rashid’s detention on social media site X. Calling it an act of political persecution and a slap in the face to democracy.
The arrest of Sheikh Rashid is a part of the state’s campaign against the PTI and its supporters. Iin response to vandalism on May 9—the same day that Imran Khan, the party’s chairman, was first detained at the Islamabad High Court.
The AML commander accused Islamabad police in June of. That same year of breaking into his home and beating his workers. In a second incident, he said that anonymous people dressed. Casually tortured his employees at his Lal Haveli home in Rawalpindi.