- Karachi police ebook PTI lawmaker Haleem Adil Sheikh for monetary loss to public property, interference in govt affairs, assault, tried homicide, intimidation, disturbing peace
- Officers encountered resistance throughout anti-encroachment operation, with protesters throwing stones at them and smashing home windows
- PTI lawmaker phrases operation as Sindh govt’s “political revenge”, claims it is “a clear Violation of court stay order”
KARACHI: PTI lawmaker Haleem Adil Sheikh was booked for tried homicide, interference in authorities duties, and disruption throughout an anti-encroachment drive carried out at his Malir farmhouse a day prior, police confirmed Sunday.
Karachi police stated the primary data report (FIR) towards Haleem Adil Sheikh — the chief of the Opposition within the Sindh Meeting — included clauses pertaining to disturbing peace, monetary loss to authorities property, assault on authorities workers, tried homicide, intimidation, and interference within the authorities’s work.
No less than 70 individuals, together with the PTI lawmaker, have been named within the case filed on the Memon Goth police station on behalf of Muhammad Ayub, a resident of Karachi’s Korangi neighbourhood.
The case was filed after an operation towards Sheikh’s household farmhouses in Karachi on Saturday through which anti-encroachment groups encountered resistance, with protesters throwing stones at authorities workers and smashing home windows of their autos.
On this regard, the Sindh Data and Native Authorities Minister Nasir Hussain Shah stated the operation towards encroachments was being carried out the orders of the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed.
“Haleem Adil Sheikh was crying hoarse that action had been taken against his family,” Shah famous.
Officers say greater than 500 acres of presidency land value billions have been relinquished to this point, with the administration claiming that the land was leased for 30 years for poultry farming and agricultural functions however was getting used for industrial functions.
The PTI lawmaker, alternatively, termed the anti-encroachment operation as an act of “political revenge” by the federal government of Sindh, whereas his get together peer, Firdous Shamim Naqvi, has demanded the CJP take suo motu discover.
“A clear Violation of court stay order today by Sindh Govt on the instructions of Double Shah-Syed Murad Ali Shah, Nasir Shah & other GS officials,” Sheikh wrote on Twitter.
“Today the honourable court has issued an order stating this act is contempt of court & illegal. PPP will never be able to silence me.”