PML-N leader Capt Safdar arrested on 'hate speech' charge

PML-N leader Capt Safdar arrested on 'hate speech' charge

Lahore (Staff Report): Police on late Monday arrested Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) leader and son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Captain (retd) Safdar on a hate speech charge.


According to party leaders, Safdar was taken into custody by police near Ravi Toll Plaza when he was on his way from Bhera to Lahore.

Police said a case was lodged against the PML-N leader under Section 124A after October 11 for hate-speech against state institutions.

On October 12, a Lahore sessions court approved Safdar’s interim bail till October 26 in a case regarding interference in public matters and misbehavior with the police.