Published On: Sat, May 27th, 2023
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09 May accused’s military court trial challenged in PHC

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PESHAWAR: Trial of all accused of 09 May incident in military courts has been challenged in Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Friday.

It is said in application that inclusion of army act-1952 section-59 and official secret act section-3 in the lodged cases is illegal. Running trial of civilian citizens in military court is against basic human rights. Running citizens cases in military courts is against the international laws.

Application said court to order removal of army act-1952 section-59 and official secret act section-03 from the lodged cases of civilian citizens.

Federal and provincial government, Home secretary, Inspector Genral Police (IGP), Inspector General Prison were made party in application.

Guraj and other filed application through Qazi Anwar, Qaiser Ali Shah and Shah Faisal Utmankhail advocation.