Maulana Aziz, 20 others acquitted in ranger murder case

An-anti terrorism court (ATC) of Rawalpindi on Monday acquitted 21 people including Lal Masjid former cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz in the murder case of a Rangers official.
The verdict was announced by ATC Judge Chaudhry Habibur Rehman. Aziz along with his 21 companions and family members was booked in the case after the Lal Masjid military operation in Islamabad in 2007.
Moreover, the court also issued arrest warrants for four of the accused in Rangers murder case. One of the accused, Khalid Khawaja, a former ISI officer, has been killed by militants.
It is to mention here that that Abdul Rashid Ghazi and dozens others were killed during the operation as he had refused to surrender.
“Today, Allah almighty has awarded us with another success and court verdict has proved that Pervez Musharraf’s allegations were wrong,” Aziz said while talking to media outside the court.



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