PTI’s Sher Afzal Khan Marwat arrested
PESHAWAR: (Suno News) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senior Vice President and senior lawyer Sher Afzal Khan Marwat was arrested in Chakdara on Friday.
Chairman Imran Khan’s lawyer @sherafzalmarwat has been kidnapped from Chakdara, on his way to Bajaur for tomorrow’s worker convention.
We demand his immediate release, these pressure tactics cannot and won’t work. Pre-poll rigging attempts must be immediately stopped.
— PTI (@PTIofficial) December 8, 2023
The official X page of the PTI first said that the PTI’s senior vice president had been kidnapped, but later his arrest was confirmed.
Sher Afzal Khan Marwat was going to Bajaur from Nowshera after addressing a PTI workers’ convention he was arrested near Chakdara.
He was to address a workers’ convention in Bajaur when he was arrested, according to the PTI.
“We demand his immediate release. These pressure tactics cannot and won’t work. Pre-poll rigging attempts must be immediately stopped,” the PTI said in its statement.
“Once again, we appeal to the CJP to look into the kidnapping and unlawful arrest as soon as possible,” it added.