ISLAMABAD: A court in Islamabad on Saturday sent former senator Faisal Raza Abidi to jail on a 14-day judicial remand over his anti-judiciary remarks.
The former senator was produced before the court of district and sessions judge Nasir Sohail.
The judge sent Abidi to prison on a 14-day judicial remand.
The former senator was arrested on October 10 after he appeared before the Supreme Court’s two-judge bench over anti-judiciary remarks made by him in an interview.
Three cases were registered against him for allegedly defaming the judiciary and using threatening language.
He was granted bail in the first two cases, after which the third was filed by the police at the Secretariat Police Station.—INP