Capt Safdar, PML-N leaders booked in another FIR

12:33 PM | 9 Jul, 2018
Capt Safdar, PML-N leaders booked in another FIR
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RAWALPINDI - A case was registered against Captain (retired) Safdar along with other leaders of Pakistan Muslim Lleague Nawaz for violating the code of conduct and blocking the roads of Rawalpindi, under Section 154 of  Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).

The case was registered a day after Captain (retired) Safdar, who was absconding after the Avenfield Properties reference verdict, arrived at a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) rally at Liaquat Road before disembarking from a vehicle to join the party loyalists.

According to the FIR, Safdar along with PML-N leaders including Shakeel Awan, Mushtaq Dhakko, Chaudhry Tanveer, barrister Daniyal Maqbool Khan was leading a rally in Rawalpindi along with dozens of unidentified individuals who stopped over at the office of Awan.

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Afterwards, Safdar, who was recently convicted in the Avenfield reference and was sentenced to one year in prison, started his speech, blocking the main artery of the city in violation of the code of conduct.

On Sunday, PML-N leaders Senator Chaudhry Tanveer and Malik Shakeel Awan, among others, brought Safdar into their fold and delayed the latter's arrest as a NAB team made efforts to take his custody. Captain (retd) Safdar delivered a speech as the NAB team attempted to arrest him.

Earlier today, Captain (r) Safdar was shifted to the Adiala jail where he has been allotted category (A) to serve the sentence, though an appeal against the accountability verdict is poised to be filed today.

Meanwhile, former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have announced to return back to Pakistan on July 13, to face the jail.