IHC summons director FIA in social media activists' case.

ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday summoned Director Anti-Cyber Crime Wing FIA for Friday along with record in a case filed by Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) challenging actions against its social media activists.

Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the case filed by PTI regarding the above mentioned matter.

In its written order pertaining the hearing, the court said it had been told that political workers and activists of the petitioner party were being harassed by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). The petitioner had adopted the stance that FIA was misusing its powers.

The petition said that social media activist Dr. Arslan Khan had been arrested illegally. The court also instructed to send the order copy to director general FIA. It also directed to inform the respondents through the telephone call.

Earlier during hearing, the court instructed the DG FIA to ensure the officials not to violate the law and SOPs.

PTI's Leader Ali Nawaz Awan filed...

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