Islamabad High Court verdict over US blogger Cynthia D Ritchie

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Islamabad High Court verdict over US blogger Cynthia D Ritchie

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) link has ordered that the US blogger Cynthia D Ritchie will stay in Pakistan till the next hearing and sought the interior ministry for providing records of persons deported from Pakistan so far, on Tuesday.

The Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) link Justice Athar Minallah conducted the hearing of a case related to non-issuance of visa to the US blogger Cynthia D Ritchie. Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Syed Muhammad Tayyab Shah also appeared in the hearing for representing the Centre.

The blogger’s counsel told the court that Cynthia was not involved in any illegal activity during her stay in Pakistan in accordance with the report of the secretary interior. During the hearing, Ritchie also recorded statements related to the cases filed against her.