Faizabad sit-in case: ATC orders to arrest of Khadim Rizvi and others

ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday requested the arrest of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) boss Khadim Hussain Rizvi, Pir Afzal Qadri and other stealing away suspects for a situation relating to the Faizabad sit-in held a year ago. Amid procedures of the case, the ATC coordinated that Rizvi and Qadri be arrested and introduced in court on April 4.

On March 5, the ATC had pronounced Rizvi, Qadri, Maulana Inayat and Sheik Izhar as absconders for the situation for neglecting to show up under the watchful eye of the court after rehashed summons. The ATC additionally expressed that if the blamed were not created in court inside the following 30 days, they would be announced declared guilty parties.

Laborers of the religious party had challenged the legislature at Faizabad Interchange of Islamabad for around three weeks in November a year ago, conveying the money to a stop.

The religious party had challenged a change in the Elections Act, 2017, which was later turned around by the administration, and finished its dissent after an understanding was come to with the administration, which incorporated the acquiescence of Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid.