Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) chief Manzoor Pashteen has been released from Dera Ismail Khan (DIK) prison after a month of imprisonment following approval of his bail in different cases, including that of sedition, registered against him.
In January, Pashteen was sent to Peshawar’s Central Jail on a 14-day judicial remand by a magistrate following his arrest from the city’s Shaheen Town.
latter on in media talks Manzoor argued that the prison was safe enough as compared to tribal areas, the roofs material has been well in place as the material and domestic staff has been still missing after army operations from houses in tribal districts
Activists in Islamabad who protested his arrest were also detained by the police and later charged with sedition. Later, Islamabad High Court (IHC) granted bail to the detained activists and reprimanded the government for charging them with sedition