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Saturday Sep 21 2019

Anti-terrorism court confiscates mayor Karachi’s passport

Court tells Waseem Akhtar he did nothing despite being the mayor of Karachi. — File photo

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court confiscated the passport of Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar on Saturday.

The ATC was hearing a case pertaining to providing treatment to terrorists and had summoned the mayor of the city in this regard.

During the hearing, the ATC judge reprimanded Waseem Akhtar, saying that despite being the mayor of the city he did nothing for it.

The court, in its remarks, said that the passport was given to the mayor for official visits and if he is not using it anymore then he should hand it over.

The court then took into custody the passport from the mayor Karachi.