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IHC dismisses FIR against Imaan Mazari in ‘derogatory remarks’ case

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday quashed an FIR against Imaan Mazari, an activist and daughter of PTI leader Shireen Mazari, in a ‘derogatory’ remarks case, ARY NEWS reported.

The court also approved her bail plea in other cases.

Chief Justice Islamabad High Court (IHC) Athar Minallah during the hearing said that Imaan Mazari has apologized before the court and therefore the FIR against her is hereby quashed.

The case was lodged against Imaan Mazari by Lt Colonel Humayun Akhtar at Islamabad’s Ramna Police Station under PPC Sections 138 (Abetment of act of insubordination by soldier) and 505 (Statements conducing to public mischief).

Humayun Akhtar is the representative of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) branch of the General Headquarters (GHQ).

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According to the statement, Imaan made a ‘derogatory and hateful’ statement on May 21, the day her mother was arrested from outside her house.

“Derogatory statements are highly disparaging, aimed to cause and incite mutiny/intimidation amongst rank and file of the Pakistan Army”, adding that they led to “ridicule and created hatred within the Pakistan Army, while also causing unrest within the institution” the FIR read.

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