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ATC remands Faisal Raza Abidi into police custody for two days

ATC remands Faisal Raza Abidi into police custody for two days

KARACHI  – The Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Islamabad has handed over Pakistan People s Party (PPP) leader and former Senator Faisal Raza Abidi to police on two-day physical remand today (Thursday).Earlier, police had arrested Abidi from Supreme Court premises after his appearance in a contempt of court case on Wednesday.Abidi had been held in […]

Aqib’s murder: ATC hands death sentence to ex-session judge Sikandar Lashari

Aqib’s murder: ATC hands death sentence to ex-session judge Sikandar Lashari

KARACHI – An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday has handed death sentence to former session judge Sikandar Lashari for murdering son of fellow judge.According to details, more than 20 witnesses recorded their statements during trial of the case.It is to be mentioned here that session judge Khalid Shahani’s son Aqib Shahani was killed on February […]

ATC suspends Rao Anwar’s bail plea hearing till July 4

ATC suspends Rao Anwar’s bail plea hearing till July 4

Anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday suspended hearing on bail plea of former senior superintendent of police (SSP) Rao Anwar till July-4.Rao Anwar alleged that neither he had killed Naqeebullah nor he had arrested him. He stated that blame was shifted on him due to grouping in police.Earlier, Anwar was presented in the ATC along with […]

ATC exempts Imran Khan from attending hearing in PTV, parliament attack case

ATC exempts Imran Khan from attending hearing in PTV, parliament attack case

ISLAMABAD :An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) exempted Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan from appearing in court for the hearing of PTV and parliament attack case. ATC judge Kausar Abbas Zaidi heard the case. Lawyers have filed an exemption from hearing plea for Imran Khan and other suspects in the case. The court while approving the […]

Imran Farooq murder case: ATC issues notice to key witness for skipping hearing

Imran Farooq murder case: ATC issues notice to key witness for skipping hearing

Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday has issued contempt of court notice to key witness Additional Deputy Commissioner Captain Shoaib over his absence during hearing of Imran Farooq murder case. The judge expressed resentment and said that the witness has not bothered to even tell the reason. It’s a high profile case and this act is […]

ATC refuses to transfer 2014 PTV attack case against Imran Khan to civil court

ATC refuses to transfer 2014 PTV attack case against Imran Khan to civil court

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday rejected Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s request to transfer the ongoing 2014 Pakistan Television (PTV) attack case to a civil court. The court also extended Khan’s interim bail in the case till December 14. In 2014, Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chairman Tahirul Qadri staged a major rally […]

ATC sentences MQM activist to 10 years in prison

ATC sentences MQM activist to 10 years in prison

An anti-terrorism court in Karachi sentenced a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activist to 10 years in prison on Wednesday for possession of illegal weapons. The activist Shakeel alias Banarsi was arrested in Rangers’ raid on MQM headquarters Nine Zero in 2015. The court also imposed a Rs100,000 fine. The illegal weapons had been recovered from Federal […]

Sattar should be presented in court on Monday, orders ATC

Sattar should be presented in court on Monday, orders ATC

Sattar should be presented in court on Monday, orders ATC An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) once again declared MQM’s Farooq Sattar an absconder in multiple cases on Saturday and ordered that he be presented before the ATC on March 20. In the hearing of a case involving Sattar and various other MQM leaders who were charged […]

ATC removes terrorism charges against Fahad Malik’s killers

ATC removes terrorism charges against Fahad Malik’s killers

ISLAMABAD: A few days after news surfaced of Fahad Malik’s killers enjoying a luxurious lifestyle in Adiala jail, the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) hearing the case has ordered removal of terrorism sections from the charges against the accused. The accused in the murder of Fahad Malik, Raja Arshad and Nauman Khokar had appealed the ATC to […]