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Suspension of cellular services: IHC adjourns PTA’s intra-court appeal

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday adjourned an intra-court appeal filed by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) challenging a single bench’s decision of declaring suspension of mobile phone services for security reasons illegal, ARY News reported. A two-judge bench comprising Justice Aamir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani was hearing the appeal. During the course of the hearing, deputy attorney general Adia Aziz contended that the PTA’s appeal was non-maintainable, adding that it…

NYC attack: IHC maintains stay order on extradition of US citizen

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday stayed extradition of a US citizen of Pakistani origin to America for allegedly planning an attack in New York in connivance with a militant group, ARY News reported. The court ordered that Haroon, who is under investigation, must not be extradited until next hearing. The hearing of the case was conducted by a single-member bench comprising Mohsin Akhtar Kiani. Justice Kiani said the court would announce its verdict once the defence lawyer completes his argument in…