15-day remand granted for Lucas Jaleel

Criminal Court, on Saturday, granted police a 15-day remand period for social media activist Shammoon “Lucas” Jaleel – arrested for allegedly inciting hatred among the public towards security forces.

Lucas’ arrest was confirmed to “Sun” by the police.

Police media official who spoke to “Sun” said that he was arrested on Friday night as part of the investigation into a campaign to create hatred among the public regarding the country’s security forces and incite violence.

Police had court order for his arrest.