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Haleem Adil Sheikh gets relief as IHC bars govt from harassing him

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday directed federal and provincial authorities against harassing Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh, ARY NEWS reported.

Sheikh has been out of the Sindh province, after the provincial police carried out multiple raids at his home to arrest him.

In a petition filed to stop federal and other government functionaries from harassing him, the counsel representing the Sindh opposition leader said that the incumbent government could arrest his client in politically motivated cases.

The Islamabad High Court directed all respondents in the case to bar from harassing Sheikh and adjourned the hearing until May 26.

Previously, the Karachi police had registered two FIRs against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Haleem Adil Sheikh under terrorism act and land grabbing charges.

Read More: HALEEM ADIL SHEIKH GETS PRE-ARREST BAIL IN TERRORISM CASE

The cases were registered against Sheikh in Anti Encroachment police station Zone 2 and Gulshan-e-Maymaar Police Station.

The FIRs include land grabbing sections and sections related to terrorism. The terrorism FIR was registered by government officer Abdul Waleed.


It is pertinent to mention here that the Sindh opposition leader had been imprisoned for one and a half months in multiple cases in 2021 for interference in official affairs, insurrection and aerial firing.

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