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Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar

May 12, 2007 cases: Karachi mayor’s absence angers ATC

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court on Saturday expressed displeasure over Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar for failing to appear before it in four cases pertaining to the May 12, 2007 mayhem, ARY News reported. As the ATC judge resumed hearing of the cases, more than 20 accused appeared in the court. When the judge asked about the whereabouts of the mayor, his counsel submitted an application requesting an exemption for his client from today's proceedings. He stated that his client couldn’t turn up owing to his ill health.…