PTI President Parvez Elahi Sentenced to 14-Day Jail Remand in Illegal Appointment Case

Pakistan, Afghanistan: According to the reports, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Parvez Elahi was sent to jail for 14 days of judicial remand in the illegal appointment case on Sunday.

On Sunday, a Lahore anti-corruption court refused the Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment’s (ACE) request for physical detention of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Chaudhry Parvez Elahi in the Punjab Assembly illegal recruitments case.

Reports stated that the Judicial Magistrate Ghulam Murtaza Virk detained the former Punjab chief minister to 14 days in jail. On Saturday, the ACE authorities arrested the former chief minister for illegally making appointments in the Punjab Assembly and appeared in court in Lahore under tight security.

It is the third time that the Punjab ACE detained Elahi on Saturday after a local court in Gujranwala awarded him relief on two corruption allegations. The ACE spokeswoman said Elahi illegally appointed 12 people for grade 17 jobs in the Punjab assembly.

Reports also stated he manipulates the documents and recruits candidates in the provincial legislature. This illegal selection were made through fake testing services, claimed the spokesperson reported to Lahore’s local news channel.

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