A neighborhood court docket in Lahore on Tuesday ordered 92 staff of the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) to be despatched to jail on judicial remand. They’d been arrested a day earlier for attempting to dam an armoured automobile carrying the social gathering chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi following his look earlier than an anti-terrorism court docket (ATC).
Rizvi had been introduced a day earlier to the ATC for the listening to of a case registered in opposition to him and 5 different social gathering leaders — who had been additionally produced earlier than the court docket — for damaging public property throughout violent protests in opposition to a Supreme Court docket verdict that acquitted Aasia Bibi in a blasphemy case final 12 months.
Judicial Justice of the Peace Ahmed Nadeem Niazi heard the case concerning the 92 staff at Cantt Kachhery (Lahore Cantonment Court docket of Legislation) because the ATC was shut as a result of public vacation on account of Kashmir Day.
A case was registered in opposition to the 92 staff on the Race Course Police Station below Sections 290, 291, 147, 149, 186, 353 and 427 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC), Part 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act, Part 16 of the Upkeep of Public Order (MPO) and Part 6 of the Punjab Sound Programs Regulation Act, 2015.
In his written order, the Justice of the Peace mentioned the investigation in opposition to the employees was nonetheless underway. They’re to be introduced within the ATC on February 19 below Part 173 of the Felony Process Code (CrPC).