A case has been lodged on complain of Islampura SHO against Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar and fourteen other unidentified persons for engaging in a scuffle with police officials here on Thursday.
A first information report (FIR) copy which reveals that the case has been filed under sections 353, 186, 147 and 149 as the suspects have been accused of interference in governmental affairs.
The FIR states that Captain (retd) Safdar was involved in a clash with policemen.
“Muhammad Safdar tried to hit police official after snatching a baton from him. PML-N workers were involved in a brawl with the officers when they stopped them from coming in front of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s car.”
The incident had occurred in an Accountability Court (AC) in Lahore on Wednesday when the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) produced Maryam Nawaz and Yousef Abbas before the AC in Chaudhry Sugar Mills reference amidst beefed up security.
On Wednesday, Captain (retired) Safdar, the husband of PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz, said on Wednesday that he won’t give interviews to the media because it is not free.
“You can’t air it,” Safdar said when a reporter asked him about the case against his wife. “I don’t want to waste your and my time.”
He told the reporters: “You are not free bhai sahab… you are a slave media.”
The PML-N leader said that he will himself walk to the reporter’s office to give an interview “when the media get freed”.