CM Hamza Shahbaz orders release of Shireen Mazari

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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz has ordered the release of PTI leader Shireen Mazari.

Hamza Shehbaz said that Shireen Mazari is respected as a woman and ordered her release.

He said that the arrest of any woman was not in line with the social values.

He directed that there should be an investigation against the anti-corruption personnel who arrested Shireen Mazari.

He said that if arrest was inevitable in the investigation, then the law would make its own way. He did not agree with the process of arrest of Shireen Mazari.

The Punjab chief minister said that PML-N as a political party believes in respect for women.

He said that we condemn nonsense about Maryam Nawaz but revenge is not our way. He directed the Rawalpindi police to release Shirin Mazari from anti-corruption custody.

It may be recalled that the Anti-Corruption Punjab team arrested the former federal minister from the premises of Kohsar police station in Islamabad from where he was taken away by police DG Khan.

Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz has ordered strict implementation of the ban on one-dish at weddings.

The chief minister has directed that the law banning one dish should be enforced across Punjab while the violation would be dealt with in accordance with the law.

Hamza said that violation of one-dish ban law will not be tolerated, the move will bring relief to the common man and white-clad class. Our government is the government of the common man, so we should take every step we can. The common man gets relief.

A high level meeting was held under the chairmanship of Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz in which members of Punjab Assembly Abdul Aleem Khan, Sardar Owais Leghari, Chaudhry Muhammad Iqbal, Bilal Yasin, Khawaja Imran Nazir, Ramzan Siddique Bhatti, Chief Secretary, Inspector General of Police Home Secretary, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister attended.

Secretaries of relevant departments and senior officials also attended the meeting. Member Punjab Assembly Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan and PML-N leader Ataullah Tarar also attended the meeting via video link from Islamabad.