Case lodged over defamation of former COAS General Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani

Case lodged over defamation of former COAS General Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani
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ISLAMABAD - A case has been lodged over defamation of former COAS General Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani.

A judicial magistrate has ordered an investigation of a case involving an accused named Siddique Ahmed Butt, for uploading a misleading post on Facebook to malign the family of former COAS Gen Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani.

The application was submitted against the accused for uploading pictures of some girls with a US marine on social media on July 26, 2018, wrongly implying former army chief’s daughter’s marriage with a soldier of the US army.

The court has registered the case against accused under Section 155 of the CrPC.

According to an official report by FIA , the accused had confessed to have uploaded the pictures on social media during a hearing in FIA and admitted to have mistakenly attributed the pictures with the family of former army chief.

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