Islamabad police to challenge sentence for SSP operations and SHO

 Islamabad police to challenge sentence for SSP operations and SHO

Islamabad police to challenge sentence for SSP operations and SHO

On Friday, Islamabad police announced their intention to challenge the sentence handed down to the SSP operations and SHO in a contempt case related to the detention of PTI leaders Shehryar Afridi and Shandana Gulzar under the Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) Ordinance.

Justice Babar Sattar of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) delivered the verdict, finding DC Irfan Nawaz Memon guilty of misconduct for exceeding his authority.

Additionally, the SSP (operations) of Islamabad police was sentenced to four months in prison and fined Rs100,000. However, the Saddar SP was cleared of contempt of court charges. SHO Nasir Manzoor was also sentenced to two months in jail and fined Rs100,000.

The ICT police spokesperson, in a post on X, stated that the police would appeal against the sentences imposed on the officers.

The police and the deputy commissioner utilized their powers to maintain law and order, the statement added.

The spokesperson further mentioned that the SSP operations and the SHO would continue their duties until the case reaches its final verdict.

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