PM phones Sindh CM, seeks information about arrest of Khawaja Izhar ul Hassan

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 16 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday had a telephonic contact with Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah and sought information about the arrest of Khawaja Izhar ul Hassan, Leader of Opposition in the Provincial Assembly.

Chief Minister Sindh, Murad Ali Shah told the Prime
Minister that investigation regarding the arrest of Khawaja
Izhar ul Hassan was underway, said Minister for Information,
Senator Pervaiz Rashid in a statement issued here.

“Without permission from the Speaker, the arrest of any
Member of Parliament is illegal,” the Information Minister
quoted the Prime Minister as saying during the telephonic
conversation with CM Sindh.

“The rule of law should be ensured at every cost. If the
police officer is found guilty, he should be punished
according to law,” the Prime Minister added.