FIR registered against Nehal Hashmi over threats to civil servants

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FIR registered against Nehal Hashmi over threats to civil servants

KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League -N former senator Nahel Hashmi is in bigger trouble as an FIR has been registered against the PML-N Stalwart in Karachi on the directions of the Attorney General of Pakistan. Case was registered on Sunday against PML-N leader Nihal Hashmi over his recent inciting remarks about civil servants.

According to the first information report, a copy of which is available with Dawn.com, the case was filed in Bahadurabad police station under Sections 189 (Threat of injury to public servant), 228 (Intentional insult or interruption to public servant sitting in judicial proceeding) and 505 (Statements conducing to public mischief) of the Pakistan Penal Code.

Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) had asked the Sindh prosecutor general on Saturday to proceed against him.

The AGP wrote a letter to the prosecutor general stating that since the speech was made by Hashmi in Karachi, proceeding against him be initiated there.