Faysal Abidi indicted over remarks against CJP.

ISLAMABAD -- Former senator Faysal Raza Abidi was indicted in the case with regard to derogatory remarks for the chief justice of Pakistan.

Anti-terrorism court (ATC) also summoned witnesses in the next hearing after the accused pleaded not guilty in the case.

The accused was detained in on October 10 outside the Supreme Court when he appeared for a hearing of a suo motu case regarding anti-judiciary remarks made by him in an interview that was aired on a local news channel.

An FIR was registered against Abidi in the Secretariat Police Station under Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). It also included sections 500 (punishment for defamation), 501 (printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory), 505 (II) (statements conducing to public mischief), 228 (intentional insult or interruption to public servant sitting in judicial proceeding)...

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