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ATC adjourns online blasphemous content sharing case hearing

ISLAMABAD: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Monday resumed the hearing of a case pertaining to posting and sharing blasphemous content on social media sites whereas the prosecution provided a questionnaire to an accused on the court directions about the allegations leveled against him.

The accused was allegedly involved in sharing and posting blasphemous content on social media sites against which the case was being tried in an ATC in Islamabad.

The prosecution had already pleaded its case and testified the witnesses also in the case and urged the court for closing evidences in the last hearing.

More than twenty two witnesses were testified in the case and most probably, the case will be concluded after the answers of the questionnaire by the accused in the next date of hearing.

The case is in the court as the FIA had registered an FIR No 07/2017 under sections 295-A, 295-B, 295-C, 298, 298-A, 298-B, 109 of the Pakistan Penal Code read with, Sec 11 of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016, (PECA), 2016, and Sections 6(f), 7(h), 8 & 9 of the Anti-Terrorism Act,1997 against the accused and others for sharing blasphemous content over social media.



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