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Asad Umar challenges his arrest in IHC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Secretary General Asad Umar filed an MPO challenge at the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday.

Asad Umar filed an appeal in the Islamabad High Court against his imprisonment under the MPO, represented by Babar Awan and Amna Ali. The Secretary of the Interior, the Inspector General of Police, and others have been named as respondents in the petition.

In his plea, the former federal minister argued that arrests cannot be made on the high court’s premises due to the Supreme Court’s decision. My fundamental human rights were violated during my arrest from the IHC premises, Umar added in his plea.

He begged the court to overturn his arrest and order his freedom.

On May 10, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Umar was arrested outside the Islamabad High Court (IHC).

PTI Secretary General was arrested outside the IHC on his way to file a petition to meet with PTI Chairman Imran Khan.

Several PTI leaders, including Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Asad Umar, Fawad Chaudhry, Jamsheed Iqbal Cheema, Musarrat Cheema, Falak Naz Chitrali, and Malika Bukhari, Shireen Mazari, Qasim Suri, Ali Muhammad Khan, and others, have been arrested for ‘pushing’ people to protest violently.

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