On the arrest of Parvez Elahi, the wife filed a petition for contempt of court

Former Chief Minister of Punjab and President of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, Pervez Elahi, has been arrested, leading to his wife filing a plea in the Lahore High Court alleging wrongful imprisonment and contempt of court.

In her petition, the PTI President’s wife has named various respondents, including the Punjab government, Chief Secretary, and Inspector General of Punjab, among others, accusing them of conspiring against her husband and unlawfully arresting him.

The plea argues that Pervez Elahi’s arrest was carried out in an illegal manner, and it calls attention to the Lahore High Court’s previous orders that had restrained any action against him. The High Court had clearly directed that no authority or agency should arrest him under any law or detain him in any way.

It’s important to note that Pervez Elahi was apprehended by Islamabad Police after being shifted from Lahore under the orders of a District Magistrate. This move has raised questions about the jurisdiction and legality of his arrest.

This development comes in the midst of political tensions in Punjab and at the national level. The PTI, led by Prime Minister Imran Khan, has faced opposition from various parties, and Pervez Elahi’s arrest adds another layer of complexity to the political landscape.

Pervez Elahi is a prominent figure in Pakistani politics and has previously served as the Chief Minister of Punjab. His arrest has drawn significant attention, with his wife seeking justice and questioning the legality of the arrest and detention.

The Lahore High Court is expected to hear the plea filed by Pervez Elahi’s wife and examine the circumstances surrounding his arrest. The case is likely to have implications not only for the individual involved but also for the broader political dynamics in Punjab and Pakistan as a whole. It remains to be seen how this situation unfolds and whether it will have any lasting impact on the political landscape of the country.