Court issues arrest warrants for Qadri, Imran in SSP attack case

KARACHI: The Anti-Terrorism Court on Monday issued arrest warrants for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahirul Qadri in a case pertaining to attack on then Senior Superintendent of Islamabad Police (SSP) Asmatullah Junejo during sit-ins, ARY News reported.

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The ATC had issued warrants for the two political figures for the second time in the SSP attack case. The court had also issued their arrest warrants on May 31.

The SSP was thrashed by the protesters near the Constitution Avenue on September 1, 2014.

The Secretariat police had registered the case against several PTI and PAT workers for their alleged involvement in vandalism and attacking SSP Junejo.

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The FIR was registered under sections 337-F, 353, 324, 382, 186, 147, 148, 152, 153 and 109 of the Pakistan Penal Code read with Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997, on the complaint of Sajjad Ahmed.

Former SSP Junejo

Former SSP Junejo

The law enforcement agencies had registered FIR of the incident against the party chiefs Tahir-ul-Qadri, Imran Khan and their workers involved in the violent incident.

Earlier, ATC Islamabad had declared Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri as proclaimed offenders in the case.

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Court issues arrest warrants for Qadri, Imran in SSP attack case

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