Spokesperson of Department of Judicial Administration (DJA), Faisal Adam, has been released from police custody.
He was arrested without a court order at dusk on Sunday.
Faisal’s lawyer, former Prosecutor General Hussain Shameem, said police denied requests to meet with Faisal claiming that he was not under arrest.
Police reportedly released him at dawn on Monday after questioning him.
Faisal is the only person with permission to share information about the legal sector with the media.
It is not yet clear why he was arrested.