Rizvi’s counsel seeks adjournment of launch plea after accord


The lawyer representing Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Saad Rizvi on Wednesday requested the Lahore High Court (LHC) to adjourn the listening to of the plea in opposition to Rizvi’s detention in mild of the settlement signed with the federal government.

The excessive courtroom had taken up TLP’s plea in opposition to the federal government’s determination to maintain Rizvi in jail regardless of courtroom orders for his launch.

During the listening to, Mian Pervaiz, who represented Saad Rizvi, mentioned that his shopper needed an adjournment of the case as a result of “progress was taking place on the issue” between the federal government and the TLP.

However, LHC Chief Justice Ameer Bhatti mentioned the case had nothing to do with the settlement signed between the 2 events, nevertheless it was concerning the maintainability of the petition filed by the TLP in opposition to the federal government’s order to maintain Rizvi detained.

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Justice Bhatti mentioned the notification challenged by the TLP was already expired so how might the petitioner anticipate the courtroom to proceed listening to the case.

“You should have challenged the fresh order of detention,” Justice Tariq Saleem Shiekh, one other member of the bench chipped in.

The LHC chief justice was visibly irked when the lawyer talked about the settlement once more, saying that the excessive courtroom was not involved with “agreements” however the legality of the plea.

At this, the counsel mentioned he needed extra time to organize the case and requested for an adjournment. CJ Bhatti subsequently adjourned the case until November 4.

Rizvi, who turned the chief of the TLP after the dying of his father Khadim Rizvi, was detained by the Punjab authorities in April this 12 months underneath the Maintainance of Public Order (MPO).

On Oct 1, the LHC had ordered the federal government to launch Rizvi, however the authorities had challenged the order in one other petition. However, now it’s being mentioned that as per the key settlement signed with the TLP a number of days in the past, Rizvi shall be launched from jail.

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