GUJRANWALA: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Gujranwala rejected Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah’s request for exemption from personal attendance on Tuesday and issued a non-bailable arrest warrant in a life-threatening hurling case.
In August of last year, ATC judge Rana Zahid Iqbal Khan heard the terrorism case filed against Sanaullah.
During the hearing, the ATC judge denied Sanaullah’s exemption and issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for him. He also directed police to arrest Rana and bring him to court on March 28.
The arrest warrants were issued in August 2022 in a case filed at the Industrial police station by PML-Q leader Shahkaz Aslam for issuing life threats to the Punjab chief secretary and his family members.
On August 25, a first information report (FIR) was filed in Gujrat’s Industrial Area Police Station under the Anti-Terrorism Act against Interior Minister and PML-N leader Rana Sanaullah.
The FIR was filed in response to a complaint filed by a regular citizen, Shahkaz Aslam.
According to the FIR, Sanaullah openly targeted the judiciary and government officials in 2021.
According to the FIR, Sanaullah openly targeted judges and government officials in 2021.