A first-information record (FIR) was signed up against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MPA Nazir Chauhan, who is part of the party’s separated Jahangir Khan Tareen team, on the grievance of Advisor to the Head Of State on Inside and also Responsibility Mirza Shahzad Akbar on Saturday.
According to the FIR, which has actually been registered at Race Course Police Headquarters in Rawalpindi and also a duplicate of which is available with Dawn.com, Akbar charged Chauhan of making claims worrying the former’s religious beliefs during an appearance on a tv network, including that these declarations had actually placed his life in danger.
The FIR has actually been signed up under sections 506 (punishment for criminal scare tactics), 189 (hazard of injury to public servant), 298 (making statements with intentional intent to wound spiritual sensations) and also 153 (prompting to trigger trouble) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
” The offense has actually been dedicated to trigger injury to the online reputation, body, residential or commercial property and mind of the candidate and also trigger hatred in public at large in the direction of the candidate,” the FIR states.
It further claims that Chauhan dedicated “the offence with the nefarious design to wound the religious sensations of the candidate”.
Akbar has actually alleged in the FIR that Chauhan’s motive is to dissuade him from playing a proactive duty in curbing corruption as well as making certain liability in Pakistan.
” The candidate has actually undergone comparable claims in the past due to the fact that he is doing his tasks in a watchful as well as responsible way and the intent of the charged is to forbear the candidate from the workout of his legal features,” the FIR states.
It adds there is a likelihood of Chauhan’s “unproven, incorrect as well as vexatious” claims will certainly prompt “religious hatred” and also jeopardize Akbar’s life.
In reaction to the registration of the FIR and Akbar seeking legal action versus the PTI MPA, Chauhan has actually kept that he prepares to combat the instance.
Complying with these growths, Info Minister Fawad Chaudhry revealed support for Akbar in a message on Twitter.
” Making use of faith card for personal vendetta is despicable [as well as] Lahore Cops need to take stringent activity against Nazeer Chohan MPA for using 3rd ranked
strategies,” he tweeted.
In turn, Akbar said thanks to Chaudhry, stating that “hypocrisy and religious bigotry esp of [the] corrupt must have no room in public”.
The PTI’s Jahangir Khan Tareen group, of which Chauhan is a part, has actually named Akbar behind the victimisation of Tareen in a sugar scam instance.
Throughout a press conference last month, Akbar had actually reacted to the accusation saying that “no one is being targeted as this investigation [into the sugar detraction] is not person-specific.”
Akbar was describing the arguments Tareen raised after the Federal Investigation Firm (FIA) declared that Tareen had fraudulently misused investor’s cash and fully commited money laundering through the sugar company.
Akbar had stated Tareen’s bookings of being targeted in the questions were “inaccurate as well as the query was being accomplished impartially”.