Sit-in or containers, opening blocked roads admin's duty: IHC

Published date12 November 2022
Publication titleRegional Times

An Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Friday said whether roads were blocked by a protest sit-in or shipping containers, it was the city administration's responsibility to unblock them.

Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani gave these remarks during the hearing of a petition against PTI leader Zahid Akbar's arrest and his subsequent placement in a sub-jail.

'Numerous cases are registered by police on behalf of the state, their hearings go on, and governments change; however, action can only be taken when a wrongdoing has been done,' the court said.

The IHC ordered the law enforcement agency to let PTI leader Zahid Akbar walk free. Justice Kayani read out the judgement minutes after reserving it.

A week ago, police picked up Akbar from his house in the federal capital on...

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