ATC reissues non-bailable warrants for Pashteen, Dawar.

KARACHI -- An anti-terrorism court on Thursday reissued non-bailable arrest warrants for Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) chief Manzoor Pashteen and National Assembly member Mohsin Dawar in a four-year-old sedition case.

The two were booked for allegedly committing sedition, rioting, holding an unlawful assembly and delivering speeches defaming the state in Shah Latif Town, Karachi, in 2018.

At the onset of the hearing, the Anti-Terrorism Court-X judge, who conducted the trial in judicial complex inside the central prison, inquired the investigating officer about the execution of non-bailable arrest warrant issued on the last date.

Investigating officer GhuAlam Mujtaba Bajwa stated that the warrants could not be executed on the accused persons. He also requested for more time to execute the warrants on Mr Pashteen and MNA Dawar and produce them before the court and filed an application seeking adjournment.

Granting the request, the judge reissued the non-bailable warrants and directed the IO to arrest the two leaders and produce them before the...

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