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Faisal Raza Abidi

Faisal Raza Abidi  is a Pakistani political figure and a former senator representing the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for Sindh Province, from March 2009 to January 2013.

He also served as the party president of Karachi Division and held a high-ranking membership of the central committee of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).

Famous for his oratory skills, Faisal is also renowned for speaking non-hesitantly against Taliban and its assorted banned terror groups operating in Pakistan on national TV.

Politically, he is allied with Sunni Ittehad Council representing majority Sunni Barelvi sect and Majlis-e-Wahdat-ul-Muslimeen representing Shia sect in Pakistan. A businessman by profession, Abidi is also the chief executive officer of the Al-Zulfiqar Group of Companies, Karachi, since 2008.

ATC acquits Faisal Raza Abidi in inflammatory interview case

ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad has acquitted former senator Faisal Raza Abidi in a case related to contemptuous remarks in an interview against the judiciary, ARY News reported on Thursday. The anti-terrorism court conducted hearing of a case pertains to the firebrand Faisal Raza Abidi over provocative remarks against the courts. After the completion of arguments, the court acquitted the former senator, whereas, co-accused Ahsan Salim and Hans Mansoor were also received clean chit from the ATC.…

IHC approves bail plea of Faisal Raza Abidi

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday approved a bail plea of former senator Faisal Raza Abidi after a medical report confirmed that he was suffering from multiple illnesses. According to details, Abidi has been granted bail in two cases of contempt of court, meanwhile, the IHC instructed the firebrand leader to submit a Rs100,000 surety bond. The politician has been shifted to the hospital after the bail. The Supreme Court yesterday accepted the unconditional apology tendered by Faisal Raza Abidi…

SC accepts Abidi’s unconditional apology in contempt case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted the unconditional apology tendered by former senator Faisal Raza Abidi for his contemptuous remarks against the top court. According to details, the apex court, while hearing a contempt of court case against the firebrand leader, accepted Abidi's apology and closed the case against him. The Supreme Court bench remarked "we are not agitated by criticism, we rather welcome justified critique," however, one should be cautious while speaking on media about state…

Incendiary remarks: ATC indicts ex-senator Faisal Raza Abidi

ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday indicted former Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Faisal Raza Abidi in a case pertaining to anti-judiciary remarks. The court read out charges against Abidi who pleaded not guilty and opted to contest them. It directed the prosecution to present its witnesses on next hearing to record their testimonies against him. A lawyer representing him told the judge that his client isn’t well and therefore, be shifted to hospital for treatment. The court ordered a second…

SC to take up contempt case against Faisal Raza Abidi on Dec 19

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday has fixed December 19 for hearing a contempt case against former Pakistan People's Party (PPP) senator Faisal Raza Abidi. According to the details, the apex court formed a three-member bench headed by Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh to hear the contempt case against Faisal Raza Abidi on Wednesday (December 19). The SC also served notice on Faisal Raza Abidi, directing him to appear before the court in person on the said date. It is pertinent to mention here that the PPP leader had…

ATC rejects bail plea of Faisal Raza Abidi

ISLAMABAD: An Anti Terrorism Court on Monday rejected bail plea of former senator, Faisal Raza Abidi, who is currently facing incarceration in the contempt of court case. The court turned down the application for Abidi’s release after hearing arguments from his counsel in the case. Abidi on Oct 20 was sent to Adiala jail on judicial remand in a contempt of court charges he is facing. The orders for a judicial remand were issued by a senior civil judge during the hearing. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)…