MANSEHRA: Police on Tuesday arrested Jamiat Ulema e Islam-F (JUI-F) leader Mufti Kifayatullah in Mansehra.
The district police officer Mansehra said that the JUI-F leader was arrested for his anti-state remarks. The DPO said he was arrested under MPO (3), power to arrest and detain suspected persons.
In Nov 2019, some unknown assailants had attacked the senior JUI-F leader at Bedra Interchange in Mansehra.
According to police, five suspects, who had covered their faces with a cloth piece, arrived in two vehicles and first they smashed their cars into Mufti Kifayat’s vehicle then they got out of their vehicles and hit and injured the JUI-F leader, his two sons and another person accompanying them with iron rods.