ISLAMABAD – Dramatic scenes occurred today as PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry ran frantically to evade police arrest soon after his releas by Islamabad High Court (IHC) in another previous case.
After getting bail from Islamabad High Court, the former information minister was about to leave with his lawyers when Anti-Terrorism Squad personnel attempted to nab him in another case.
After seeing the law enforcers, Chaudhary, a close aide of Imran Khan, ran out of his vehicle in a desperate attempt to enter the court premises to evade arrest, however, cops chased him while the whole encounter was covered by media.
سپریم کورٹ کے سینئر وکیل فواد چوہدری کو پہلے ضمانت کے باوجود سپریم کورٹ کے احاطے سے بغیر کسی وارنٹ کے اغواء کیا گیا اور اب انہیں اسلام آباد ہائیکورٹ سے ضمانت ملنے کے باوجود ایک مرتبہ پھر اغواء کرنے کی کوششیں جاری ہیں۔#PakistanUnderFascism pic.twitter.com/a3tgyxqz2Y— PTI (@PTIofficial) May 16, 2023
Later, the cops took position at all entry and exit points of the court.
فواد چوہدری کی رہائی کے بعد دوبارہ گرفتاری کی کوشش۔۔— Waseem Abbasi (@Wabbasi007) May 16, 2023
پی ٹی آئی رہنما بھاگ کر واپس عدالت پہنچ گئے۔۔
Earlier in the day, the court ordered officials to release several PTI leaders including Fawad Chaudhry, Shireen Mazari and others, terming their arrest illegal.
The former minister was held last week as he appeared at Supreme Court where he had took refuge to attempt arrest as government started crackdown against PTI leaders over vandalism and clashes at civil military installation in the aftermath of Imran Khan’s arrest.
Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).
In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.
Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.
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