ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has actually condemned the act of Federal Investigation Company (FIA) of sending out notices to celebration’s lawmakers, including priests, for supposedly supplying contemptuous speeches as well as labelled it a “politically-motivated” step.
“It is apparent that this is witch-hunting and also utilizing state equipment versus party representatives as well as office-bearers,” a PPP spokesperson and party’s primary media organizer Nazir Dhoki stated in a statement released here on Sunday.
Last week, the FIA had actually provided notifications to 3 Sindh ministers, 5 members of the National Assembly and also various other PPP leaders to appear personally in a situation of “providing contemptuous, derogatory and indecent speeches” against the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP).
The FIA had actually registered an FIR against PPP lobbyist Masoodur Rehman Abbasi on a grievance lodged by Mohammad Sohail Sajid under areas 10, 11, 20 of PECA as well as sections 500, 505 and also 109 of the Pakistan Penal Code. The Supreme Court additionally launched a contempt application against Mr Abbasi on fees of using negative and also contemptuous language against the CJP.
The FIA’s Cyber Crime Centre had actually sent out notifications for personal appearances to three rural ministers– Syeda Shehla Raza, Saeed Ghani and Nasir Husain Shah– as well as five MNAs, Naz Baloch, Dr Nafisa Shah, Shahida Rehmani, Qadir Mandokhel and also Abdul Qadir Patel, as well as other PPP leaders as “during the examination, it came on record that the accused, Masood Abbasi, has actually sent the claimed video clip to the said personalities on June 17 as well as June 18, respectively”, according to materials of the notifications sent out by Imran Haider, assistant supervisor of FIA.