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ATC wants ad in newspapers for Altaf’s appearance

ATC wants ad in newspapers for Altaf’s appearance

QUETTA: An anti-terrorism court ordered on Tuesday that an advertisement be published in newspapers asking Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain to appear before the court.

ATC-II Quetta judge Nauroz Khan said the advertisement should be published under Section 87 of the Criminal Procedure Code.

Also read: Police declares Altaf Hussain absconder

The court had at the last hearing on an application of a Pishin resident issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for the MQM chief for allegedly making objectionable remarks against the army and Sindh Rangers. The investigation officer informed the court that the accused was in London and his return to the country was not expected and, therefore, it should issue further direction in the case. The hearing was adjourned to Sept 9.

Published in Dawn, August 26th, 2015




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