Friday, January 27

Hate speech case: ATC to indict accused persons in next hearing

KARACHI:An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday decided to indict Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leaders and other accused in hate speech case in the next haring to be held on August 10, 2019.

MQM leaders Farooq Sattar, Qamar Mansoor, Shahid Pasha and Amjadullah appeared before the court. However, Khawaja Izharul Hassan, mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar could not appear in the hearing.

The court directed all accused persons to ensure their presence in 10th August hearing and decided to indict accused persons in it. The cases against the accused were registered at Malir City, Azizabad and Brigade Police Stations.