PESHAWAR – The Peshawar High Court on Wednesday barred the government from releasing the former spokesperson of Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP), Ehsanullah Ehsan.
A two-member bench comprising Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Aijaz Anwar heard the case regarding the release of former Taliban militant.
During today’s hearing, the advocate general appeared on behalf of the government and winded up his arguments.
After the conclusion of arguments, the court issues ordered the government, not to release or grant pardon to Ehsanullah Ehsan.
Ehsanullah Ehsan, the mouthpiece of terrorist organisation, Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) had handed himself to security forces in April.
“Ehsanullah Ehsan is in our custody,” Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), had said during a press briefing in Rawalpindi.