Islamabad: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday granted three days physical remand of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) leader Ali Wazir and human rights lawyer Imaan Mazari in a case pertaining to sedition, intimidation, and inciting people.
Police presented Imaan and Mazari before the court and sought a 10-day physical remand of the suspects in the cases registered against them after they delivered a controversial speech at a recent PTM's public rally in the federal capital.
ATC Judge Abual Hasnat Muhammad Zulqarnain granted police three-day physical remand of Imaan and Wazir.
Wazir was arrested on Saturday, while Imaan was picked up from her home in the early hours of Sunday. On Saturday, two first information reports (FIR) were registered against the two at Islamabad’s Tarnol police station and Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) police station.
On Sunday, the two were presented in the court of Judicial Magistrate Ihtasham Alam Khan. According to the detailed court order, the investigating officer (IO) requested a 10-day physical remand in the sedition case, registered under Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA), 1997.
The judge had granted one day’s remand and ordered police to present the two before an anti-terrorism court on Monday (today).