An anti-terrorism courtroom (ATC) in Lahore on Wednesday granted police a 20-day bodily remand of Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi, Pir Afzal Qadri, Pir Ijaz Ashrafi, and Hafiz Farooqul Hassan.
Civil Traces police officers, after producing Rizvi in courtroom amid tight safety, sought a 60-day remand of the cleric.
Moreover, they informed the ATC decide that interrogators have to conduct accused’ photogrammetric take a look at, which in accordance with a council, is the method of proving that the individual in a video or audio clip is the individual accused.
The courtroom, after listening to the arguments, remanded Rizvi and others into police custody for 20 days.
On Nov 23, 2018, Rizvi was taken into ‘protecting custody’ by police from Lahore as regulation enforcement businesses launched an enormous crackdown towards staff of TLP.
In line with the figures issued by the federal government, a complete of two,899 individuals have been taken into protecting custody from throughout Punjab whereas 139 individuals from Sindh and 126 from Islamabad have been additionally taken into custody through the crackdown.
The crackdown had come two days earlier than the TLP was going to renew its protest towards the Supreme Courtroom’s verdict acquitting a blasphemy accused Aasia Bibi.
Violent protests had erupted in numerous elements of the nation as activists of TLP and different spiritual events took to the streets and blocked main roads and intersections by way of sit-ins and by placing barricades in protest towards the SC verdict.