Social media has become a hotbed for rumors and speculations, often giving rise to misinformation and confusion. Recently, rumors have been circulating regarding the arrest of Adil Raja, a YouTuber, in London on charges of inciting violence and arson in Pakistan. These rumors have also implicated Raja’s wife, Sabeen Kayani, in the alleged arrest. EMEA Tribune has taken the initiative to delve deeper into the situation by reaching out to the London police for confirmation but has yet to receive a definitive response. In this article, we aim to shed light on the controversy surrounding Adil Raja’s arrest and the allegations of incitement. We will update the readers if we received any updates.
Adil Raja lawyer has confirmed the local media that he is arrested;
— Murtaza Ali Shah (@MurtazaViews) June 14, 2023
Update: June 14, 2023: Murtaza Shah also confirmed that According to diplomatic sources from Pakistan, it is alleged that Adil Raja has been apprehended in the United Kingdom based on a complaint filed by Pakistan, accusing him of inciting violence. Adil Raja’s attorney has expressed concerns as they have been unable to establish contact with him for approximately 24 hours, and no legal assistance has been offered by the authorities.
On June 14, 2023, at 2:00 AM PST EMEA Tribune received a response from the Metropolitan Police team but without yes and no, but the information from a reliable source, stating that “Adil was present with the UK Police, and they were taking action based on a complaint they received regarding incitement to violence and the provocation of individuals.”
Islamabad police registered a case against several individuals, including Adil Raja and journalist Shaheen Sehbai, for their alleged involvement in inciting people to attack military installations throughout the country. According to the complainant, Muhammad Aslam, he witnessed a group of people sharing screenshots of tweets and video messages attributed to Raja, Sehbai, as well as YouTubers Wajahat Saeed Khan and Syed Haider Raza Mehdi, in the G-11 area of the federal capital.
Rumors began to circulate on social media on Tuesday, speculating about the arrest of Adil Raja and his wife Sabeen Kayani in London. These rumors have gained traction, causing confusion and intrigue among the public. However, it’s important to note that EMEA Tribune’s attempts to confirm these rumors with the London police have not yielded a conclusive response at this time.
Seeking Clarity: As responsible journalists, it is crucial to verify the information before jumping to conclusions. The allegations against Adil Raja and the subsequent rumors surrounding his arrest demand a thorough investigation and official confirmation. EMEA Tribune continues to reach out to the London police to provide our readers with accurate updates on the situation.