LHC bans live telecast of MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s speeches

31 Aug, 2015 2:31 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Lahore High Court on Monday banned live telecast of Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain’s speeches.

The court asked the federal government seeking details of Altaf Hussain’s nationality.

A three-member bench headed by Justice Mazahir Ali Naqvi, heard a petition seeking proceedings against MQM chief Altaf Hussain and other leaders of the party for alleged treason.

The heard a petition seeking proceedings against the MQM chief Altaf Hussain alleged treason.

The petition filed by advocates Abdullah Malik, Aftab Virk and Maqsood, alleged Altaf Hussain for giving statements against national institutions.


The petition maintained that the MQM chief made four statements against from March to August against the country’s sovereignty, so the treason case should registered under Article 6 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

The court directed the federal government to register treason cases against Altaf Hussain and coordination committee members Farooq Sattar, Babar Ghauri, Waseem Akhtar, Nadeem Nusrat, Ateequr Rehman, Irshad Zarif and Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui.




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