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.
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.
امپورٹڈ حکومت بوکھلاہٹ کا شکار ہوگئی ہے حقیقی آزادی مارچ سے قبل انہوں جنگ شروع کر دے ہے عمران خان کے سپاہی مقدمات سے نہیں ڈرتے مجھ پر پہلے 16 جھوٹے مقدمات بنائے گئے گزشتہ شب مزید دو جھوٹے دہشتگردی کی ایف آئی آر درج کی گئی ہیں۔#امپورٹڈ_حکومت_نامنظور pic.twitter.com/XU0T0AAmDy
— Haleem Adil Sheikh (@HaleemAdil) May 14, 2022
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.