Faizabad case: ATC declares Khadim Rizvi, other leaders as absconders

Published: March 5, 2018
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Head of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan Khadim Hussain Rizvi. PHOTO: AFP

Head of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan Khadim Hussain Rizvi. PHOTO: AFP

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) declared on Monday Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TL) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi and other leaders of the party as absconders in the Faizabad sit-in case.

Justice Sharukh Arjumand led the hearing in the case, Express News reported.

Earlier, prosecutor Chaudhry Shafqat apprised the court that Rizvi and other TL members Afzal Qadri, Maulana Enayat and Sheikh Azhar had not appeared in the court despite that they were summoned repeatedly.

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He appealed to the court to declare the accused persons as absconders. Subsequently, the court directed police to submit challan in the case.

The court said that if Rizvi, Qadri, Enayat and Azhar failed to appear before the ATC within a 30-day period, they will be declared proclaimed offenders.

The hearing was later adjourned to March 19.

 

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  • Aamir
    Mar 6, 2018 - 1:02AM

    It is very important to bring these people to justice. very selected people are only facing the courts!Recommend

  • Pakistani
    Mar 6, 2018 - 2:19AM

    Had enough of these hate preachersRecommend

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