- CIA officers report statements in police investigation over the presence of a snake in a police lock-up
- PTI chief Haleem Adil Sheikh was staying in that lock-up on the time
- Based on an preliminary police report, the snake was beneath a cabinet positioned in a balcony hooked up to Sheikh’s room
KARACHI: The statements of all officers stationed on the CIA centre in Karachi have been recorded on the problem of discovering a snake within the police cell of PTI chief Haleem Adil Sheikh.
Sources stated that the officers stationed exterior Sheikh’s cell didn’t hear any noise, however the authorities have began checking the CCTV footage.
A day earlier, a snake was present in Sheikh’s cell. He’s being stored in police custody after his arrest for allegedly violating legislation and order throughout the by-polls in Karachi’s Malir earlier this week.
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The PTI chief’s spokesperson, Muhammad Ali Baloch, stated a snake got here out of Sheikh’s room and was reported by an worker carrying breakfast for Sheikh.
Baloch stated the Sindh authorities will probably be accountable if something occurred to the PTI chief.
Karachi Further Inspector-Normal of Police Ghulam Nabi Memon had sought a report from the CIA deputy inspector-general of police a relating to the looks of the snake in Sheikh’s cell.
A particular police group was additionally fashioned to research the presence of a snake within the police lock-up and to find out whether or not it was venomous or not and the way in any respect it was in a position to go contained in the lock-up.
Based on the preliminary report ready by the police, the snake was beneath a cabinet positioned in a balcony hooked up to the room and its presence was observed when Sheikh awoke within the morning and went to the washroom.
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Earlier this week, Sheikh and 4 different suspects had been handed over to police on a three-day remand.
A case containing anti-terrorism provisions was registered towards Sheikh over his alleged involvement in a brawl that befell between PPP and PTI employees on the PS-88 constituency in Karachi on Tuesday.
The case towards the Sindh opposition chief was filed on the Memon Goth police station in District Malir. Anti-terror and different provisions have been included within the case registered towards Sheikh.
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Three different instances, one among which pertains to the possession of unlawful weapons, had been additionally registered towards Sheikh after the brawl.
ATC sends Haleem Adil Sheikh on judicial remand
In the meantime, an anti-terrorism court docket in Karachi despatched the PTI chief and his aides to jail on judicial remand in one other case associated to a scuffle with officers throughout an anti-encroachment drive towards unlawful farmhouses.
In the course of the listening to, Sheikh’s lawyer informed the court docket that it was the Sindh authorities’s cleverness that terrorism sections had been imposed in a case towards Sheikh regardless of having a two-day remand.
Sheikh’s lawyer argued that the instances towards his consumer are bailable.