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February 24, 2018

PTV, parliament attack cases: ATC rejects Imran’s exemption plea

National

February 24, 2018

ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) Friday rejected a petition, filed by PTI chief Imran Khan seeking exemption from personal appearance in violence cases related to 2014 sit-in, according to Geo New reporter.

On February 15, Imran Khan's legal counsel had submitted two pleas to the anti-terrorism court seeking acquittal and exemption from appearance.

His legal counsel had pleaded with the court to take up the acquittal plea before the indictment of his client The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief, who was issued summons on January 31, had appeared before the court at the last hearing.

Judge Shahrukh Arjumand had heard the case regarding injuries sustained by SSP Asmatullah Junejo’s in an attack in the Red Zone during the PTI-led sit-in. Imran had termed the cases 'undemocratic,' adding that holding a public gathering was not terrorism. The ATC judge had remarked that the cases will be handled according to law.