Notices issued on Imran’s plea in terror case

The court issued notice to the respondents and adjourned the hearing of the case till September 8


Our Correspondent September 01, 2022
PTI Chairman Imran Khan addressing a massive rally at National Hockey Stadium in Lahore on August 13. SCREENGRAB

ISLAMABAD:

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued notice to respondents and sought their replies in a plea seeking quashment of terrorism case registered at Margalla Police Station against PTI Chairman Imran Khan.

The petition, making Islamabad IG, DIG, Margalla Police Station SHO and others parties in the case, adopted the stance that the PTI chairman was accused of hurling threats at the judiciary during his speech at F-9 Park rally on August 20.

It was said that a case was registered against Imran at Margalla Police Station under the sections of Anti-Terrorism Act.

The plea requested the court to quash the case against the former premier and restrain the parties from taking action against the petitioner.

The petition said that the PTI chief’s speech did not threaten but had hinted at legal proceedings against the judge and the IG.

The court issued notice to the respondents and adjourned the hearing of the case till September 8.

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