GHQ attack case: IHC dismisses habeas corpus plea of three brothers
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday dismissed a habeas corpus petition of three brothers who are facing court martial proceedings and according to the JAG branch of GHQ, they were being interned at Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) under the Fata Regulations in Aid of Civil Powers-2011.
The IHC bench of Justice Riaz Ahmad Khan held that according to an apex court observation, these persons could not be included among the missing persons, so the habeas corpus could not be effective in this case.
Syed Abdul Saboor, Syed Abdul Majid and Syed Abdul Basit, along with eight others in this habeas corpus petition, were a total of 11 persons earlier acquitted by the Anti-Terrorism Courts of Rawalpindi of different terrorism cases and were picked up by the security agencies from Adiala jail after they were released.
Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri told the court that these persons were being tried under the Army Act. He assured the court that all the legal aspects would be covered in their case. The court then dismissed the petition.