Rawalpindi: Rawalpindi Police has registered a case against unidentified persons for making threatening calls to former Home Minister and Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid.
As per the details, the former federal minister filed an application at the Waris Khan police station against unknown persons as he had received threatening calls.
In the application, Sheikh Rashid said that he had been receiving kidnapping and murder threats on his mobile phone for several days.
The AML chief said he had informed the authorities concerned by sending the mobile numbers of the callers. However, he did not name any person or department in the application.
On the complaint, the police registered a First Information Report (FIR) under Section 25-D (penalty for troubling) of the Telegraph Act, 1885, which also included allegations of death threats.
A day earlier, Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed had claimed that he had received ‘threatening calls’ on the landline number of his residence Lal Haveli. Shaikh said, “A complaint has been lodged against the threatening calls, also informed the concerned authorities.
Earlier on Tuesday, PTI decided to register several cases against top government figures for alleged violations of the Official Secrets Act, threatening calls to party workers and torturing Shahbaz Gill.
PTI leaders announced Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s meeting in London with declared criminals Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar in violation of the Prime Minister’s oath and official secrecy law. The political party decided to register a case against the violation by PM Sharif.
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The political party decided to approach the court against the threat calls to PTI workers. The legal team also approved to take the proceedings of the Shahbaz Gill torture case to the final stage.