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ATC dismisses investigation report, sends Dr Asim Hussain into police custody

Advertisements KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) dismissed on Monday the investigation report provided by police that had acquitted Dr Asim Hussain of all terror allegations, ordering the suspect be presented before ATC-II for further proceedings. Advertisements Now, Hussain has been handed over to police from the custody of NAB. The …

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Dr Asim Hussain sent for seven days remand into NAB custody

KARACHI: An accountability court sent Dr Asim Hussain into seven days remand to the National Accountability Bureau on Friday. The move comes following the police’s releasing Dr Hussain claiming ‘no terror-related evidence’ found against him. The Investigation Officer deputy superintendent of Police (DSP) Altaf Hussain informed the court regarding the …

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Witnesses turn back from statements after receiving money in Zain murder case

The Zain murder case witnesses pulled back their previous statements after being given money by the accused, as claimed Additional Advocate General (AAG) Punjab Razzaq A Mirza in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The SC bench consisted of three-member headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim begins suo motu …

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Zain murder case: ATC exonerates Mustafa Kanju

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) exonerated five accused including Mustafa Kanju in the Zain murder case on Tuesday. The court released Kanju, who is a son of former state minister Sadique Kanju, and his guards after eight prosecution witnesses, including Sohail Afzal, complained of the FIR, denied identifying the accused. Because …

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ATC awards 81-year prison to MQM supremo Altaf Hussain

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has sent Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain to prison for 81 years. The court also orders to impound the MQM supremo’s property over his making anti-state speeches. While issuing the orders, ATC Judge Raja Shahbaz Khan asked the MQM chief to submit a fine …

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Former ASWJ Rawalpindi President sentenced for 6 months over hate speech

Justice Asif Majeed announced the verdict to sentence Mufti Tanveer to spend six months behind bars and directed him to deposit fine of Rs 50,000. Earlier, he was arrested by the Counter-Terrorsim Department, which had filed a First-Information Report against him under Section 9 of the Anti-terrorism Act over making …

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ATC issues arrest warrants for PPP stalwarts Yousuf Raz Gillani, Amin Faheem

KARACHI: An anti-corruption court (ATC) in Karachi issued on Thursday arrest warrants of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders Yousuf Raza Gilani and Makhdoom Amin Fahim. The charge sheet containing 12 cases against the PPP leaders was presented before the court by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) making the court to issue …

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MQM’s Amir Khan allowed to leave for Hajj by ATC

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court permitted Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Amir Khan to go abroad for Hajj as he plead for. Allowing him, the court asked the MQM leader to submit two surety bonds of Rs1 million each. Amir Khan is scheduled to leave the country on September 18 and …

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Altaf Hussain as an ‘Absconder’, ATC names MQM leader with new epithet

KARACHI: an anti-terrorism court in Karachi pronounced Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain as a fugitive over a hate speech case. The case was filed against him by Singh Rangers spokesperson Col Tahir Mehmood in March this year after blistering telephonic address of Altaf Hussain to his followers in …

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ATC grants Rangers 90 days remand of MQM’s Qamar Mansoor

Karachi: Qamar Mansoor, senior MQM leader as well the member of the party’s Rabita Committee is handed over to Rangers on a 90 days remand by the Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Wednesday. On the request of Rangers, ATC handed over Qamar Mansoor for 90-day remand to Rangers. Rangers had …

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Forcibly extorting money, 90 days remand for 9 MQM workers issued

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism court on Friday directed the Rangers to investigate nine Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) workers for 90 days. These activists of MQM were arrested from Gulbahar after Rangers caught them allegedly receiving Fitra and Zakat forcibly. Rangers detained sixteen MQM workers within the sphere of Rizvia Police Station …

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MQM activist Amir Khan released after bail granted by ATC

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Rabita Committee’s senior member Amir Khan was released on Tuesday one day after Anti-terrorism court (ATC) granted him bail. He was released after completing legal requirements and the submission of surety bonds of at least Rs1 million. The ATC on Monday had granted him bail …

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ATC issued fresh death warrants of Shafqat Hussain for June 9

KARACHI: Death row convict Shafqat Hussain’s fresh black warrant has been issued by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) today, he will be hanged on June 9 in Central Jail Karachi. Hussain who was arrested in 2004 for kidnapping and killing of a seven year-old-boy from an apartment in Karachi where he was …

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Hijackers of PIA Fokker executed after seventeen years

KARACHI: Three death-row prisoners convicted for the 1998 hijacking of a PIA Fokker had finally been executed on Thursday in Karachi and Hyderabad jails. A Karachi-headed PIA Fokker had been hijacked by three gunmen soon after it took off from Turbat containing at least 30 passengers on May 24, 1998. …

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