Retired captain Mohammad Safdar, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law, was arrested the motorway while he was returning to Lahore from Bhera by Punjab police late on Monday night.
According to Pakistan Muslim League-N spokesperson Mariyum Aurangzeb, Mohammad Safdar was arrested on a charge of “hate speech”.
Police had registered a case against him on Oct 11 for speaking against state institutions.
Mariyum Aurangzeb said the “fascist government” of Prime Minister Imran Khan had stooped too low to suppress the voice of the opposition. “First Imran Khan should be arrested for making a series of hate speeches, the government was losing its nerves with the approach of “Azadi march” she Added.