Saturday, March 1, 2008

Aitzaz Ahsan's detention may be Extended.

LAHORE: The Punjab Home Department Friday said Supreme Court Bar Association President Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan cannot be released before March 3.

While talking to a private news channel, Punjab Home Secretary Khusro Pervaiz Khan said the government had issued orders of his detention for 30 days, which was ending on March 3.

However, sources said the government was likely to extend the detention orders of Aitzaz Ahsan till a new government is formed.

The Home Department has taken strict security measures outside the residence of Aitzaz. Barriers have been erected and the road leading to his house has been closed for traffic.

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