LAHORE  - PML-Q President Ch Shujaat Hussain has termed arrest and handcuffing of ANP leader Mian Iftikhar Hussain as highly regrettable.

Talking to Ghulam Ahmad Billaur on telephone, Ch Shujaat said that Mian Iftikhar Hussain is a gentleman political figure, first he was involved in a murder case and it was a matter of great shame afterwards deviating from provincial traditions he was handcuffed also. He said how it was possible that Mian Iftikhar in a small level election order killing of a political worker and get him killed.

In a separate statement, PML-Q senior leader Ch Parvez Elahi said that the rulers were busy in corruption brushing aside their duty, law and order situation had deteriorated a great deal.

Condemning murder of MPA Rana Shamshad Ahmad, his son and nephew, Ch Parvez Elahi said that Rana Shamshad was a good man, we had been heartily grieved over his heinous murder, Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif not concerned about anyone except their own security, people were living miserably, no guarantee of safety of anyone including MPAs.