Faisal Raza Abidi sent to jail on judicial remand in contempt case

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Faisal Raza Abidi sent to jail on judicial remand in contempt case

ISLAMABAD: Session court in Islamabad has sent Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader and former Senator Faisal Raza Abidi to jail on a 14-day judicial remand over his anti-judiciary remarks.
Abidi was presented before the court of justice Nasir Sohail.
On October 10, the former senator was detained after he appeared before Supreme Court (SC) in a case registered under section 780-A involving abetment, terrorism charges on complaint of assistant sub-inspector of police (ASI) Shaukat Abbasi.
Islamabad High Court (IHC) had also rejected Faisal Raza Abidi’s plea to dismiss the contempt of court case lodged against him over ridiculing Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) and anti-judiciary statements on media.

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