Azam Swati has been detained for the second time within two months by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for tweeting against the military leadership.
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Pakistan former prime minister of Imran Khan Those close to him have gone behind bars. Pakistan’s government on Sunday accused the Imran Khan-led government of using abusive and threatening language against senior military officers. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) A party MP has been arrested.
Azam Swati has been detained for the second time within two months by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for tweeting against the military leadership. Earlier, the FIA had arrested him in October last. The FIA has registered an FIR under the Electronic Crime Prohibition Act-2016 on the basis of a complaint lodged by the government on behalf of the Islamabad Cyber Crime Reporting Center (CCRC) technical assistant Anisur Rahman.
What was said in the FIR?
The FIR states that Swati and three other Twitter accounts – Wolf1AK, HaqiqatTV_20, Azadi99 – maliciously launched a hate campaign of tweets threatening the state institutions and senior government officials, including retiring army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa Has gone.
According to the FIR, Swati had tweeted on November 26 that she would speak against a senior army officer on every platform. Similarly, on November 19, a tweet was shared by an account named Azadi99, in which the army chief was held responsible for the destruction of the country, in response to which Swati said – Thank you.
Similarly, in response to another objectionable tweet, Swati used indecent language. The FIR states that such name-calling threatening tweets are subversive mischievous acts to harm Pakistan by creating a rift among the personnel of the armed forces.
Earlier in October too, Swati was arrested for a tweet criticizing General Bajwa and was released on bail a week later. But Swati had alleged that she was strip-searched and tortured during her detention at the behest of senior ISI officer Major General Faizal Naseer.
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