IHC directs Nasir Butt to join investigation in Pakistan in judge video case.


ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday directed Nasir Butt, the main character in judge Arshad video scandal, to join investigation in Pakistan regarding the case.

The court directed Nasir Butt to come Pakistan to face charges against him keeping in view the law of land.

Chief Justice Athar Minallah of IHC conducted hearing on a petition of Nasir Butt against Pakistan High Commission London.

During the outset of hearing, petitioner's counsel Nasir Bhutta Advocate pleaded that his client wanted to submit some documents but the Pakistan High Commission London was not ready to verify them.

The chief justice asked that how a third party could file documents in this case. The third party was not titled to file any appeal in a criminal case, he said.

Bhutta said the documents were including audio and video transcript related to Arshad Malik and Nasir Butt, his client's response to judge's affidavit and forensic report of petitioner and Malik's meeting.

He said the high commission was bound to verify the documents as it was their legal right to present evidence, adding his client's appeal was pending before this court since long.

The court had removed objection on their...

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