An accountability court in Lahore on Wednesday (Jan 1) granted physical remand of Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi as civil lines police sought a 30-day physical remand of the religious scholar.
The Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) Chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi was taken into ‘protective custody’ by the police late on November 23 as Rizvi refused to withdraw his call for protest in Rawalpindi’s Liaquat Bagh on November 25, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said in a tweet. The TLP leader has been shifted to a guest house by the law enforcement authorities.
“Khadim Hussain Rizvi has been taken into protective custody by police and shifted to a guest house. They insisted to come to Rwp refusing Governments proposal for alternative arrangements. It’s to safeguard public life, property and order and has to do nothing with Asia Bibi case,” Fawad had said in a twitter post. “The TLP has become a continuous threat to the life and properties of the citizens and is doing politics under the guise of religion… the situation is fully under control, people should remain peaceful and fully cooperate with authorities,” he tweeted.
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