Dasti taken to Islamabad on NA speaker’s order

MUZAFFARGARH: On the production order of Speaker Ayaz Sadiq, police took detained MNA Jamshed Ahmad Dasti to Islamabad to enable him attend the National Assembly’s ongoing session.

A police officer said they had received the speaker’s order to produce the MNA.

Meanwhile, the Multan bench of the Lahore High Court on Wednesday ordered the police to allow the family to meet Dasti.

The MNA’s family had moved the court against the police who were allegedly not allowing the family to meet the legislator in the jail.

MNA’s mother Ghulam Sakina, 75, and his sister alleged that the police inflicted torture on Jamshed Dasti.

Muzaffargarh police had arrested Dasti on June 8 when he was returning from Islamabad. Initially, he was sent to the Multan central jail and later to the Dera Ghazi Khan jail.

The district government had a case registered against him for opening sluices of Dinga minor. Later, police added section 7-ATA. On Tuesday last, he was booked in an illegal weapon case.

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