LAHORE: A case underneath sedition fees has been registered in opposition to Iqbal Lala, father of Mashal Khan, and different members of the Pupil Solidarity March, held throughout the nation together with Lahore on November 29, for restoration of scholars unions.
Mashal Khan, a scholar of Abdul Wali Khan College Mardan, was lynched by an indignant mob over blasphemy allegations in 2017.
Lala, Ammar Ali Jan, Farooq Tariq, Alamgir Wazir, Muhammad Shabbir and Kamil Khan are nominated within the case, registered on the Civil Strains Police Station on the criticism of sub-inspector Muhamamd Nawaz.
In keeping with the primary info report (FIR), audio system allegedly incited protesting college students in opposition to the state and its establishments by means of ‘hateful’ speeches and slogans. “These have been recorded by mobile-phones and may also be checked by means of PPIC3 cameras,” the FIR learn.
Different sections in FIR included part 290, 291 of PPC, part six of The Punjab Sound System Act and part 16 of Upkeep of Public Order (MPO).
trMashal Khan, since his brutal homicide, has change into as a logo of scholars’ resistance. Sight of his father Iqbal Lala ignited ardour in college students at Friday’s march. Lala was given a hero’s welcome as he arrived to specific solidarity with college students in Lahore. He was additionally caught struggling to maintain his feelings in examine on seeing so many college students elevating slogans in his favour.
In the meantime, Alamgir Wazir, a scholar of Punjab College and the co-accused within the FIR, was taken into custody by police from the college premises on Saturday afternoon. Wazir is a former chairperson of Pakhtun Council’s Punjab College chapter.
He accomplished his BS in Gender Research from the college final 12 months and was visiting it to get the diploma verified and was staying on the hostel along with his cousin. Wazir had additionally attended the solidarity march and made a fiery speech.
A lot of college students staged a protest sit-in in opposition to his arrest on the campus final evening. Social media was additionally abuzz with information of his arrest.