Sedition Case on PTI Leader Shahbaz Gill: Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has suffered a major setback on Saturday (October 1). Imran’s close aide and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shahbaz Gill has been summoned by a court in Islamabad next week in the sedition case. According to the report of Geo News, Additional District and Sessions Judge Tahir Abbas will hear on October 6 against Shahbaz Gill for inciting rebellion within the army.
At the same time, in the proceedings on Saturday, prosecutor Rizwan Abbasi appeared before a district and sessions court in Islamabad, while the PTI leader was not in the court. In fact, Shahbaz Gill, who was arrested on August 9 after making controversial remarks against the army, finally got bail on September 15 from the Islamabad High Court. According to the report of Geo News, PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s Chief of Staff Gill was under house arrest for more than a month.
Case going on against PTI leader under these sections
A case has been registered against PTI leader Shahbaz Gill under sections 124-A (sedition), 505 (statements causing public mischief) and Pakistan Penal Code.
PTI, while seeking bail for the party leader, alleged that he was facing humiliation and torture in police custody, but his claims were followed by a video released by Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb, showing that the PTI leader was absolutely fine. are and Imran Khan No signs of torture can be seen on the Chief of Staff.
Shahbaz Gill had accused of torture
According to Geo News, several proceedings were conducted on the petitions challenging the remand of Shahbaz Gill and the defense argued that the politician was not physically or mentally fit to undergo physical remand. The United Kingdom-based international non-governmental organization Human Rights Amnesty International also expressed concern over Gill’s torture while in custody.
Court will hear the matter next week
According to ARY News, the room of Shahbaz Gill’s Parliament Lodge was raided by the police forces, where the police team led by the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) found weapons in his room and the team separated. Cards and other items were also confiscated. Even after so many dramas, the case of Shahbaz Gill continues. Meanwhile, the court issued notice to the PTI leader and summoned him for trial in connection with the police challan.