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FIR against Mumtaz Qadri’s supporters

ISLAMABAD: About 400 activists of Shabab-i-Milli were booked by police after they took out a rally in favour of the murder convict, Mumtaz Qadri, police said here on Saturday.

On Friday a large number of people gathered at Expressway near Kuri and staged a protest against the conviction. Mumtaz Qadri sentenced to death for killing the Punjab governor, Salman Taseer.

The gathering supported the killer and demanded his acquittal. Besides, the participants criticised the government and judiciary, the police added.

After getting the information the police approached the area and asked them to disperse, but they refused, causing traffic jam at the Expressway, they said.

Later a case was registered against them on charges of PPCs 341, 188 and Amplifier Act, they added.

Published in Dawn, November 29th, 2015