ISLAMABAD: The cyber crimes court docket on Thursday transferred the choose video scandal case to the anti-terrorist court docket (ATC), ARY Information reported.
Particular choose of the cyber crimes court docket Tahir Mehmood Khan introduced the decision.
The case has been transferred to the ATC on the request of the Federal Investigation Company (FIA).
“Now the case can be heard by the ATC”, the decision of the court docket reads. The pleas of the accused for acquittal from the case will now to be taken up by the ATC too.
Two accused, together with nephew of Nasir Butt, fundamental character behind the choose video scandal, are in Adiala jail on judicial remand.
Earlier the court docket had rejected FIA’s plea to switch the case to ATC and had directed to submit full challan towards the accused.
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Decide Arshad Malik, who sentenced former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to jail, had denied Maryam Nawaz’s allegations that the choose was blackmailed into convicting Nawaz with none proof.