Islamabad court defers Sheikh Rashid's indictment in Zardari remarks case.

ISLAMABAD -- A district and sessions court in the federal capital on Saturday again deferred the indictment of Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed in the case pertaining to murder plot allegations against former president Asif Ali Zardari.

Judicial Magistrate Abbas Shah delayed the procedure of framing charges against him after accepting his plea seeking exemption from appearance.

Mr Ahmed was represented by his lawyer Sardar Shehbaz in the case. He argued that raids were being conducted to arrest his client despite he was not wanted in any case.

Given the current situation, it was impossible for the former interior...

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