FIR registered against former MNA Jamsheed Dasti

FIR registered against former MNA Jamsheed Dasti

*MUZAFFARGARH: Awami Raj Party chairman and former member of National Assembly Jamshed Dasti has been booked for violating the fireworks ban and blocking a road to hold a rally.*

According to police, a case was registered against him for violating the ban on fireworks and blocking a road for holding a public meeting without permission.

Dasti is contesting from two National Assembly constituencies NA-182 and NA-183 and a provincial assembly seat in southern Punjab district of Muzaffargarh.

Previously the MNA was arrested and jailed on June 09 2017 for forcibly opening the sluice gate at a canal to release irrigation water to Dinga minor.

On June 23 an anti-terrorism court granted him bail. Before he could be released from prison he was arrested in yet another case.

He was initially arrested in a case registered by the Karamdad Qureshi police under sections 353, 430, 148, 149 and 186 of the Pakistan Penal Code on an application submitted by the Kot Addu irrigation sub-division officer.

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