Controversial tweets case: Senator Azam Swati arrested, handed over to police on two days physical remand


PTI leader and Senator Azam Swati has been arrested and handed over to police on physical remand for two days in controversial tweets case.

Sources said Azam Swati was taken into custody by FIA cyber crimes over night on the matter of his controversial tweets.

Azam Swat is facing charges of giving statements against the institutions and inciting the people.

Sources disclosed Azam Swati name is included in prohibited funding case. He remained under investigation in another case of cyber crime. However it has not been confirmed so far he has been arrested in which case.

On the other hand the family members of Azam Swati have contacted the lawyers and contacts are being made in regard to what destination he has been shifted after arrest.

Azam Swati was presented in the court of senior civil judge Shabbir Bhatti after his arrest. FIA requested the court to grant 7 days physical remand of Azam Swati.

The counsels for Azam Swati took the plea in the court their client has been arrested on political grounds. He was subjected to severe torture till late night.

The court handed over him to police on two days physical remand.

The court ordered that medical check up of Azam Swati be got conducted in PIMS immediately. FIA took away Azam Swati to PIMS.

Talking to media men Azam Swati said “ I have not violated law and constitution. I have been arrested by FIA.

He alleged that he has been tortured by the agencies. They have arrested me on making a tweet.