PML-N MNA Abid Raza detained in Lahore

28 Oct, 2016 10:48 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Police have on Friday apprehended Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member National Assembly Abid Raza from Lahore airport while he was attempting to flee from the country.

Chaudhry Raza Abid, who was elected as MNA on the ticket of PML-N in 2013 general elections from NA-107 (Gujrat-IV), was given death penalty in 2003 by the court for his involvement in the murder of six people.

The Supreme Court had cancelled his release after settlement and payment of financial compensation under Diyya (Islamic Law) to the families of deceased and they forgave him accordingly and reinstated his death penalty in a case over the murder of six persons after which Abid Raza attempted to escape from the country but was stopped at the airport.

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