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Punjab govt abolishes six anti-terrorism courts

Punjab govt abolishes six anti-terrorism courts
LAHORE: The Punjab government has abolished six anti-terrorism courts with immediate effect. A notification issued on September 18 by the additional chief secretary sates: “The governor of...

September 20, 2020 Home Today's Paper Top Story Punjab govt abolishes six anti-terrorism courts Top Story September 20, 2020 LAHORE: The Punjab government has abolished six anti-terrorism courts with immediate effect.A notification issued on September 18 by the additional chief secretary (home) sates: “The governor of Punjab is pleased to de-notify the following anti-terrorism courts in Punjab with immediate effect.The employees and resources of the de-notified ATCs shall be placed at the disposal of the Home Department for their adjustment in the newly-established ATC in Sargodha and in any other department.The Home Department’s officials presented fresh reports on disposal and pendency of the cases before the ATCs at the meeting, which also reviewed the performance of the Punjab Forensic Science Agency, Prisons, Home and Prosecution Departments.

He said Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik of the SC being a monitoring judge of the ATCs in the country had taken notice of almost zero pendency of terrorism-related cases before several ATCs in Punjab.Latest News Dia Mirza Claims Bollywood Has Failed To Portray Its Women Positively Sona Mohapatra Blasts Kangana For Being An ‘opportunist’ And Using A ‘tragic Death’ Parineeti Chopra Refused To Work With Sushant Singh Rajput As He Was A ‘TV Actor’ Kangana Ranaut: ‘Various Forms Of Terrorism Are Plaguing The Industry’ Kamala Harris To Feature In Exciting New Comic Book Ayeza Khan Shares Priceless Picture From Graduation Ceremony Anurag Kashyap Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By Actress Payal Ghosh Salman Khan Makes Massive Appearance In Newly-dropped Teaser Of 'Bigg Boss 14' Malaika Arora Reunites With Family Two Weeks After Testing Positive For COVID-19 What Jennifer Aniston Said After Devastating Divorce From Brad Pitt Real Reason Why Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Struck Massive Netflix Deal Worth $100 Million

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