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JUI-F Leader Mufti Kifayatullah Arrested From Mansehra

MANSEHRA: Police on Tuesday took into custody Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) leader Mufti Kifayatullah under Section 3 of the Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) from his residence in Mansehra.

The police said a heavy contingent of personnel arrested him during a raid on his house in Mansehra

District Police Officer (DPO) Asif Bahadur said Mufti Kifayatullah was arrested under Section 3 of the MPO. He said the federal government had called for his arrest for issuing anti-state remarks.

The JUI-F leader had been hiding for the past two months, the police officer said.

On Jan 5, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police chief Sanaullah Abbasi wrote a letter to the IGs of other provinces seeking their help for Kifayatullah’s arrest. He

added an FIR had been registered against him for making defamatory remarks against state institutions.