Today’s headline that is coming straight from Pakistan is that the federal investigation agency arrested Asad Umar who is the former Secretary General of PTI party. Since Asad Umar’s arrest news broke out, the whole media of Pakistan has stuck to this news because the former secretary general of Imran Khan’s party was arrested in the alleged Cipher probe case. The arrest of Asad Umar was confirmed by ARY news on Sunday, 20 August 2023. Supporters of PTI are apparently angered due to the arrest of the former secretary general of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Let’s delve deep into the details and find out why FIA arrested Asad Umar. Continue reading this article and learn more details. Swipe down the page.
Why Asad Umar Arrested In Cipher Case
According to ARY News, the Federal Investigation Agency detained Qureshi after arresting from Islamabad. Qureshi was booked in connection with the ongoing investigation into cypher which Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf alleged contained the threat from the US to oust the former Prime Minister Imran Khan from power. The arrest news of Asad Umar surfaced after the arrest of Shah Mahmood, the vice chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. After hearing the arrest news one after one of the PTI members, the supporters have been angered and distressed. Scroll down the page and read more details.
The vice chairman of PTI, Shah Mahmood Qureshi was taken into custody from his Islamabad home. As per the source, the Federal Investigation Agency took the Vice Chairman of PTI was taken into custody from his residence in Islamabad in connection with the cypher case investigation. The news of Asad Umar’s arrest was also shared by the PTI that the party leader was taken into custody from his home and is being taken to the Federal Investigation Agency headquarters in the federal capital. Swipe down the page and read more details.
The Vice Chairman of PTI was taken into custody shortly after he deliver a presser to dispel the reports of infighting between the leaders of PTI to replace incarcerated Imran Khan, the party chief. Imran Khan’s party also confirmed the news of Qureshi’s arrest, who was taken into custody from his residence. However, earlier this year, FIA grilled Asad Umar and Qureshi for two hours in connection with the investigation into the US cypher. Last year in April, the PTI vice chairman time and again reiterated that the US cypher was a reality. Qureshi backed the party chief’s claims that the US planned to ouster from power by supporting the no-confidence motion.