ATC summons top PTI leaders in 2014 dharna violence cases | Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: The Court Against Terrorism, which is considering the cases of the Dharma case in 2014 against Pakistani leaders Tehreek-e-Insaf, including the chairman Imran Khan, resumed production today.
During the year of 2014, four cases concerning violence in the capital were filed against the government, including an assault on the state television building, parliament and former PSP operators Asmatulla Junjo, against leaders and workers of the PTI and Pakistan's Awami Tehrik (PAT) protests .
During today's hearing, the police presented a temporary prosecution check against the leaders of the PTI, calling the accused Shah Mehmud Qureshi, Asad Umar and Shafqat Mahmud.
The court then summoned all three leaders of the PTI who are under bail to stand trial.
Moreover, the leader of the PTI, Ejaz Chaudhry, was brought to trial today in connection with his request for bail.
During the last hearing, Imran was granted exemption from participating in the next hearing.
A notice of permanent release from representations in the court on cases was also issued to the prosecution.
. September 1, 2014 in the federal capital violence erupted when supporters of the PTI and PAT tried to break the police cordon and storm the house of the prime minister using cranes to remove barricades
The decision to go to the Prime Minister's house was taken after negotiations between the government, PTI and PAT could not finish the deadlock in connection with the resignation of then-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
During the general elections in 2013, both sides protested against "falsification."
Clashes between police and demonstrators led to the death of three people and injuries to more than 560 people.
Of the wounded 77 were security officers stationed in the Red Zone, including the SSP Junejo, had to spend several days in the ICU because of the serious nature of his injuries.
This was the first day of Junjo at the post after he took command from SSP Operation Ali Nekokar. Junjo, known as a loyal officer, was recently sent back to the capital as an assistant inspector-general (operation).