JKT group’s Nazir Chohan arrested again in ‘hate speech’ case
Only a day after securing his release on bail after having been arrested in connection with questioning the faith of Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Accountability and Interior Shahzad Akbar, Nazir Chohan, member of ‘estranged’ Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Khan Tareen (JKT) group, was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Cyber Crime in Lahore on Wednesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Sources told 24News that Chohan would now be produced at Cyber Crime’s Gulberg office.
Earlier on the day, FIA also nominated two more persons Javed Butt and Wasim Raja in the case registered against Chohan on the complaint of SAPM Akbar.
As per the FIR, Butt and Raja are journalists who are active on social media.
It further reads that Nazir Chohan, a member of the JKT group, had made a hate speech against Akbar by questioning his religious beliefs, and that later an inquiry by the FIA proved that Chohan had levelled false allegations.
Reported by Irfan Malik