PTI MNA warrant dismissed for community service

Court directed the suspect to donate Rs13,000 for a welfare purpose and submit the receipt of the donation


​ Our Correspondent December 11, 2019
PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: A judicial magistrate imposed a fine on an MNA of ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in a case relating interference in the state affairs during the sit-in staged by his party in 2014 on Tuesday.

The judicial magistrate Saqib Jawwad directed MNA Khurram Nawaz to pay an amount of Rs 13,000 for a welfare cause. After submission of the fine, the arrest warrants of Nawaz were dismissed by the court.

Nawaz appeared before the court along with his counsel in the hearing. The court directed the suspect to donate Rs13,000 for a welfare purpose and submit the receipt of the donation in the court.

The court conditioned dismissal of Nawaz’s arrest warrants with the payment of a fine. Later, the MNA paid off Rs13,000 in the Kutcheri mosque after which the court dismissed his arrest warrants and adjourned the case until January 14.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 11th, 2019.

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