ATC dismisses plea for Khadija Shah's medical, family meeting.

LAHORE -- An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday dismissed an application for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) activist Khadija Shah's medical examination and a meeting with her family.

ATC Judge Abher Gul Khan heard the application filed for the purpose.

Earlier, applicant's counsel Sameer Khosa argued before the court that Khadija Shah's family was not being allowed to meet her after the arrest. He pleaded with the court to allow Khadija's family to meet her in jail. He also pleaded with the court to seek a medical report of the PTI activist from the jail authorities.

The court, after hearing arguments of the counsel, reserved its verdict on the application. Later, the court announced the verdict and dismissed the application.

On May 24, the court had sent Khadija Shah to jail on 7-day judicial remand for...

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