ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) on Wednesday prolonged the interval of keep order which stopped cybercrimes courtroom to take additional motion towards the accused individuals in decide’s blackmailing scandal, ARY Information reported.
The excessive courtroom prolonged its keep order until November Four on the courtroom’s motion within the case associated to guage’s blackmailing by way of scandalous video. The IHC has additionally stopped the cyber crimes courtroom to proceed indictment of the accused individuals within the case.
The extension was remodeled the request of the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) because the intel establishment moved to the excessive courtroom over not transferring the decide’s case to the anti-terrorism courtroom (ATC) from the cyber crimes courtroom.
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Later, the excessive courtroom gave extra time to the events for submitting replies and adjourned the listening to until November 4.
Earlier on October 22, the Prevention of Digital Crimes courtroom had set Oct 31 for the indictment of the arrested accused within the decide video scandal case.
Particular Decide of the cyber crimes courtroom Tahir Mehmood Khan directed the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) to submit an entire charge-sheet towards the accused. The courtroom rejected a plea by FIA in search of switch of the case to an anti-terrorism courtroom for the trial of the suspect.
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FIA had requested the courtroom to switch the case to the ATC because the investigation into the case was transferred from its Cyber Crimes Wing to Counter Terrorism Wing (CTW). Two accused, together with nephew of Nasir Butt, major character behind the decide video scandal, are in Adiala jail on judicial remand.
Decide Arshad Malik, who sentenced former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to jail, had denied Maryam Nawaz’s allegations that the decide was blackmailed into convicting Nawaz with none proof.