Thursday, May 7, 2015

Former Sindh provincial home minister may face military trial

Dawn reports from Karachi:
In what appeared to be an attempt to ensure that former provincial home minister Dr Zulfikar Mirza goes to jail, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah said on Thursday that his government was considering sending cases against the disgruntled leader to a military court for trial.
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Referring to the 21st Amendment under which there was no provision of bail in cases being tried by military courts, he disclosed that the provincial government was mulling over sending cases against Dr Mirza to a military court, where he would not be able to secure bail.
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