ATC re-issues order to arrest Imran, Qadri in PTV attack case

Dunya News

The court has ordered to present the accused in next hearing on November 17.

KARACHI (Dunya News) – Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Friday has ordered to maintain the arrest warrants of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chairman Tahir-ul-Qadri in attack on PTV and Parliament case.

According to details, Justice Syed Kausar Abbas conducted hearing of the case and re-issued arrest warrants against as many as 70 accused including Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri and directed to present them in next hearing.

The judge also granted exemption to six culprits from appearing in court and adjourned the hearing till November 17.

On Aug 31, 2014, anti-government protestors from PTI and PAT clashed with police while marching towards the Parliament and Prime Minister House.

The clash resulted in the deaths of three participants of the sit-ins. Hundreds, including demonstrators and police officials, were wounded.

The transmission of PTV News and PTV World was cut off for almost half an hour before the Pakistan Army cleared the area.