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July 28, 2020

Judge video leak scandal case: ATC orders removing terrorism clauses

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July 28, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), Islamabad on Monday approved the 23 ATA plea of accused and ordered to remove terrorism clauses from a case regarding controversial video leak of accountability court judge Arshad Malik.

The hearing was resumed by the court of ATC Judge Raja Jawad Abbas Hassan whereas the defence counsel completed his arguments. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) prosecutor submitted more documents before the court.

The court after hearing from both parties approved the 23 ATA plea of two accused Nasir and Hamza and ordered to remove terrorism clauses from the case. The court also ordered the prosecution for submitting challan of such case in Cyber Crime Court.

It is to mentioning here that Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had nominated Mian Tariq Mehmood, Hafiz Raza, Nadir Khan and Hamza Butt as the accused in the case. Mian Tariq has been granted bail in the matter by Islamabad High Court.