Pakistani American, head of media association in US declared as absconder by Pakistani court

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Pakistani American, head of media association in US declared as absconder by Pakistani court

RAWALPINDI - Pakistani court on Saturday declared a US citizen of Pakistani origin who is the owner of a media association in America as absconder.

He has been secluded as an absconder in the forgery and fraud case for failing to appear before it after repeated summons.

The court also stated that if the accused was not produced within next 30 days, he would be declared as proclaimed offender.

The absconder has been identified as Farooq Mirza, the president of Forth Pillar, a US-based media association.

The order was issued by Judicial Magistrate Sumaira Alamgir. During the hearing of the case, the prosecutor stated that the accused had allegedly tried to grab the house of his ex-wife Zarnigar by preparing a bogus “Fard” and on failure he started hurling threats to the lady.

The prosecutor also stated the accused also made attempted to implicate his sons in bogus terrorism cases.