Pervaiz Elahi faces another case after being charged with terrorism


After the terror case, new charges have been filed against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President and Punjab chief minister (CM) Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, ARY News reported.The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Gujranwala filed a case against Elahi citing a source report, in which the former Punjab CM has been accused of taking a bribe worth Rs 2 billion for the contract of a development scheme. Haji Tariq, the owner of the contracting company, SDO Highway Gujarat and previously arrested Sohail Asghar Chaudhry have also been nominated in the case.
Earlier, Punjab police booked PTI President on terror charges following a late-night raid at his residence. The case has been registered against 50 individuals including the former chief minister in Lahore’s Ghalib Market police station, according to The Express Tribune.
The FIR invokes Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 and has 13 other charges included pertaining to attempted murder, rioting and assault on government officials.