ATC adjourns Moulana Azam Tariq’s murder case hearing till May 29

ISLAMABAD, May 16 (INP): Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) Thursday adjourned the hearing of a case pertaining to murder of Moulana Azam Tariq till May 29, 2019.

The hearing was resumed in the court of ATC-II judge Shahrukh Arjumand whereas the investigation officer Inspector Akram Nagra, summoned for testimony, was also present in the court.

During the course of proceeding, the prosecution apprised the court about the incomplete record of the case as it was summoned by the Islamabad High Court in a petition seeking cancellation of Sibtain Kazmi’s acquittal from the case approved by the ATC.

The court at the prosecution’s request adjourned the hearing and also directed the prosecution for producing witness on the next date of hearing.

Some 13 suspects were booked in the murder case of Maulana Azam Tariq, who was gunned down by assailants in 2003 in the limits of Golra police station.