ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Information Secretary Andleeb Abbas was released after a brief detention by police near Bani Gala on Tuesday.

PTI leader Shafqat Mehmood, Yasmin Rashid, and Andleeb Abbas, along with 50 other PTI protesters were earlier attempting to cross a check post near Korang Road.

Mehmood and Rashid were allowed to go to Bani Gala, while Andleeb and several other workers were arrested and shifted to an undisclosed location. Abbas, while speaking to a TV channel, claimed that female police officials misbehaved with her and pulled her hair.