Fawad Chaudhry arrested on hurling threats at ECP: Marriyum

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said PTI leader Chaudhry Fawad Hussain was arrested on hurling threats at the members of the Election Commission of Pakistan.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday evening, she said ECP Secretary Omar Hameed has lodged an First Information Report with the Islamabad Police against the PTI leader for threating ECP members and their families.

She said it is not a political arrest and Fawad Chaudhry was detained on the complaint of a constitutional body.

The Information Minister made it clear that the government does not believe in political vendetta.

Marriyum Aurangzeb said the people, the media, and the state institutions should draw a line between vendetta and criminal offences.

Answering a question, the Minister ruled out any deadlock in country's political system.

She said the government is determined to steer the country out of economic crises.

She said it is agenda of the coalition government to put the country back on the path of development and progress.

Source: Radio Pakistan