Saturday, August 8, 2015

Round 2 begins in Pakistani military courts controversy

With the ink barely dry on the Supreme Court's August 5 decision, Round 2 of the controversy over Pakistan's new military courts has begun. The Express Tribune reports here that
the father of a man who was convicted by the courts has approached the Supreme Court, seeking a copy of the relevant documents of the case’s proceedings and conviction handed out by the trial court in Swat. 
Zahir Shah, father of Haider Ali on Saturday filed a petition in the apex court under Article 184 (3) of the Constitution through advocate Zulifiqar Ahmed Bhutta.
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The petitioner requested the apex court to direct the respondents to provide him copy of all the necessary documents of proceedings pertaining to his son Haider Ali, who has been convicted and sentenced to death by the military court Swat such that he could file an application against the judgement in a court of law.

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