Karachi: Afaq’s bail plea deferred
Karachi: The bail application of the chairman of Mohajir Qaumi Movement was deferred till July 7 on Thursday in a case related to the murder of an activist of the Muttahida Quami Movement.
The court of the Additional District and Session Judge (East), Judicial Complex, Central Prison Karachi, neither allowed nor dismissed but deferred the bail application of the chairman of Mohajir Qaumi Movement in a case related to murder of an activist of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement in 2009 on the ground that a reference had been sent to the Sindh High Court which was yet to reply.
Afaq Ahmed, chairman of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement, filed the bail application through his counsel in a case related to the murder of an activist of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Ateeq-ur-Rehman, in 2009.
The lawyer of Afaq Ahmed contended that the incident took place when his client was under detention, and how could he be nominated in a murder case.
Mohammed Jeewani, the counsel for the brother of the deceased who is the complainant in the case, filed an objection in the court that as the co–accused, Asim Hussain, had deposed no confidence in the court, and the matter was referred to the Sindh High Court and a reply was being awaited, there was no question of entertaining the bail plea.
He further argued that the matter was also out of the jurisdiction of the court. The court, after hearing arguments from both the sides, neither allowed nor dismissed the bail application, but deferred it till July 7.