Barrister Fahad murder case plea rejected in Supreme Court       

Barrister Fahad murder case plea rejected in Supreme Court       

ISLAMABAD: (APP) The Supreme Court on Friday disposed of Barrister Fahad Malik murder case rejecting the plea of applicants for insertion of terrorism clause.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jmali also directed the litigants to approach the authority concerned if they felt aggrieved while hearing the suo-motu case in his chamber.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Islamabad Mir Waiz Niaz submitted a comprehensive report before the CJP and apprised that after completing investigation challan had been presented before the trial court.

He told the court that the trial court also passed an order   on December 21 that the offence did not fall within the ambit of Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA), 1997.

Khawaja Naveed and Muhammad Akram Qureshi, counsel for the petitioners, requested the court to order for inserting terrorism clause in the case.

Shalimar Police had booked Arshad Mehmood, Noman Khokhar and eight other person in the murder case of Fahad Malik, who was gunned down in F-10/3 in the early hours of August 15.