Court orders registration of an FIR against Geo News, Mir Shakil
ISLAMABAD: A local court of Islamabad has ordered for the registration of an FIR against Geo News, Mir Shakil ur Rahman and Amir Mir, for leveling baseless allegations on the prime intelligence agency of the country – ARY News reports.
According to details, Additional Session Judge, Jehangir Awan heard the petition filed for the registration of a case against Geo News. The petitioner, Arshad Butt requested the court for the registration of an FIR against Geo News for maligning Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).
During the hearing, the counsel of the petitioner, Raja Zahoor ul Hassan appeared before the court.
The court after listening to the arguments of the lawyers, ordered for the registration of an FIR against Geo News, Mir Shakil ur Rahman and Amir Mir.
The court further directed the authorities to register the FIR under the clause 7-ATA of the Anti-Terrorism Act.
The petitioner Arshad Butt had filed the petition urging for registration of a case against Geo News, under the clause 22-A.
Amir Mir had levelled allegations against the prime intelligence agency after his brother Hamid Mir was attacked in Karachi on April 19.